Today in Labor History – December 29th

Labor History December 29th

After years of intensive lobbying by organized labor, President Richard Nixon signed the Occupational Safety & Health Act, creating the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), an agency of the Department of Labor. Speaking for the bill, Representative William A. Steiger said, “In the last 25 years, more than 400,000 Americans were killed by work-related … Read more