Beyond Labor Day: 3 Ways Unions Have Helped American Workers
by Peter Cole
“Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.”
SOURCE: Washington Post
One of the most iconic photos of American workers is not what it seems
Photo buffs know the truth behind the classic photo "Lunch Atop a Skyscraper": It was staged.
Who started Labor Day?
The bloody and confusing history of an American holiday.
How Did Workers Win the Right to Form a Union and Go on Strike?
by Timothy P. Lynch
It happened in Flint, Michigan 80 years ago. We should remember it today. It was American labor’s biggest victory of the 20th century.
Why You Should Be Thinking about Eleanor Roosevelt this Week
by Brigid O’Farrell
It’s because she backed Labor Day – and the involvement of labor in elections.
What Is Labor Day All About?
News and commentary about the holiday.
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