Today in Labor History: March 31; Cool Labor Site

Today in Labor History: March 312014.03.31—history-martin-van-buren
President Martin Van Buren issues a broadly-applicable executive order granting the 10-hour day to all government employees engaged in manual labor – 1840
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Cool Labor Site: Mythopedia
Media Matters for America has launched a website, Mythopedia, that provides fact-based rebuttals to the anti-union rhetoric frequently spewed by right-wingers.  Check out the site to arm yourself for the next time a neighbor, relative, or misinformed friend tries to tell you that $70/hour autoworkers destroyed Detroit.  Click here to view the website.

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