Today in Labor History February 11, 2020

Labor History February 11th
“Unrest” in Wisconsin

500 Japanese and 200 Mexican laborers united to form the Japanese-Mexican Labor Association (JMLA) in order to fight the labor contractor responsible for hiring at the American Beet Sugar Company in Oxnard, California. They refused to work until their grievances were addressed and by the first week in March, over 90% of the county’s beet … Read more