Today in Labor History: August 5
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) took effect today. The first law signed by President Clinton, it allows many workers time off each year due to serious health conditions or to care for a family member – 1993
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Labor Quiz: Dance, Dance, Dance… but You’re Fired
This Week’s Quiz: Fifteen women were fired by the Curtis Publishing Co. in Philadelphia in 1912 because, on their lunch break, they danced which of the following? The Turkey Trot; The Shimmy Shimmy Shake; The Rhumba; The Cake Walk; All of the above. Click here and you could be next week’s winner of a labor music CD!
Last Week’s Quiz: Mother Jones was famously known as “the most dangerous woman in America.” Congrats to Cindy Boccucci of OPEIU Local 2, Silver Spring, MD, this week’s quiz (and labor music CD) winner!