Eileen Boris on “Making the Woman Worker: Precarious Labor and the Fight for Global Standards” from the Working History podcast. Plus this week’s labor history highlights!
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President Roosevelt announces the end of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), concluding the four-year run of one of the American government's most ambitious public works programs. It helped create jobs for roughly 8.5 million people during the Great Depression and left a legacy of highways and public buildings, among other public gains - 1943
- David Prosten; photo courtesy ThisDayInWorldHistory.com