This week’s Labor History Today podcast: Detroit Remains: Using historical archeology to connect the past to the present; Last week's show: The Memorial Day Massacre.
President Kennedy signs a law mandating equal pay to women who are performing the same jobs as men (Equal Pay Act) – 1963
Representatives from the AFL, Knights of Labor, populists, railroad brotherhoods and other trade unions hold a unity conference in St. Louis but fail to overcome their differences - 1894
Major League Baseball strike begins, forces cancellation of 713 games. Most observers blamed team owners for the strike: they were trying to recover from a court decision favoring the players on free agency - 1981
- David Prosten
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