Today's Labor History
This week’s Labor History Today podcast: The Package King
Former Teamster activist Joe Allen on “A Rank-And-File History of UPS.” Folklorist Bucky Halker interviews iron workers Sharon Sisson and her husband Richard for the America Works podcast. And, on this week’s Labor History in 2: Born into Privilege, But…
Last week’s show: Roediger on "The Sinking Middle Class"; Feurer on Mother Jones' legacy
Pres. Woodrow Wilson signs the Clayton Antitrust Act – often referred to as "Labor’s Magna Carta" – establishing that unions are not "conspiracies" under the law. It for the first time freed unions to strike, picket and boycott employers. In the years that followed, however, numerous state measures and negative court interpretations weakened the law - 1914
- David Prosten
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