Today's Labor History
Click here to check out this week's Labor History Today podcast. On this week’s show: William P. Jones on “The March on Washington: Jobs, Freedom, and the Forgotten History Of Civil Rights,” plus a 1961 memo to George Meany about the Freedom Rides (right), and a confidential “report on union racial progress.” Interviews by Chris Garlock and Alan Wierdak.
A state law was enacted in California providing the 8-hour day for most workers, but it was not effectively enforced - 1868
Transportation-Communication Employees Union merges with Brotherhood of Railway, Airline & Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express & Station Employees - 1969
Labor history courtesy Union Communication Services.
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