This week’s Labor History Today podcast: SCOTUS bans LGBTQ workplace discrimination; Queer history of the UAW.
Last week’s show: Painters join Black Lives Matter protests; the history of black police in America; Race and Rebellion.
Birth of Agnes Nestor, president of the International Glove Workers Union and longtime leader of the Chicago Women's Trade Union League. She began work in a glove factory at age 14 - 1880
17 workers are killed as methane explodes in a water tunnel under construction in Sylmar, Calif. - 1971
- David Prosten