Today in Labor History May 14, 2020

Labor History May 14th

“We Want Beer” marches were held throughout the United States. 15,000 unionized workers demonstrated in Detroit. Prohibition was repealed within a year. – 1932 Milwaukee brewery workers began a 10-week strike, demanding contracts comparable to East and West coast workers. The strike was won because Blatz Brewery accepted their demands, but Blatz was ousted from … Read more

Today in Labor History May 14th

Labor History May 14th

“We Want Beer” marches were held throughout the United States. 15,000 unionized workers demonstrated in Detroit. Prohibition was repealed within a year. – 1932 [click_to_tweet tweet=”It’s all about Beer today – ‘We Want Beer’ marches were held throughout the US, and Milwaukee brewery workers began a 10-week strike.” quote=”It’s all about Beer today – ‘We … Read more