Today in Labor History January 27, 2020

Pete Seeger

New York City maids organized to improve working conditions. – 1734 A mine explosion in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania Left more than 100 dead. – 1891 In Adair v. United States, the United States Supreme Court upheld employers’ “yellow-dog” contracts, which forbade workers from joining a union as a condition of their employment. They were finally … Read more