Today's Labor History
Click here to check out this week's Labor History Today podcast. On this week’s show: Labor lawyer Matt Fusco on Scabby, the giant inflatable union protest rat, which is facing extermination at the hands of the Trump labor board. Gregory Wood, author of “Clearing the Air: The Rise and Fall of Smoking in the Workplace,” and a special LHT remix of the labor classic “Which Side Are You On?”
President Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act, providing, for the first time ever, guaranteed income for retirees and creating a system of unemployment benefits - 1935
Former AFL-CIO president Lane Kirkland dies at age 77 - 1999
photo: Polish Solidarity leader Lech Walesa holds up the George Meany Human Rights Award as AFL-CIO President Lane Kirkland applauds during the AFL-CIO convention in Washington (Nov. 14, 1989). J. Scott Applewhite / ASSOCIATED PRESS
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