“Unions have a history of petitioning the agency to develop an infectious disease standard… We all have the right to a safe workplace.” Today’s labor history: International Women’s Day’s origins in a ...Show More
Labor historian Joe McCartin on “Neutron Jack” Welch, the former CEO of General Electric, who died last week; Sherry Linkon on class conflict in two recent award-winning movies, Joker and Parasite. Pl...Show More
“By sticking together and demanding a fair contract, we stopped Safeway from gutting our pension.” Today’s labor history: 9,000 Knights of Labor railroad workers strike. Today’s labor quote: Joe Hill’...Show More
If you work in DC or Maryland, paid sick days are required by law. Today’s labor history: Boston Massacre occurs when British soldiers shoot down protesting ropemakers. Today’s labor quote by Josette ...Show More
Working from home, furloughs, sick leave; exploring the options and worker rights. Today’s labor history: Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins first female cabinet member. Today’s labor quote by Thomas ...Show More
Professor Robyn Muncy, co-curator of “Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote,” on the role organized labor played in the lengthy and difficult struggle for women’s rights.
Plus Saul Schniderman...Show More