Today in Labor History: July 28; Cool Labor Site

Today in Labor History: July 282014.07.28—history-paterson-silk-strike
A strike by Paterson, N.J., silk workers for an 8-hour day, improved working conditions ends after six months, with the workers’ demands unmet. During the course of the strike, approximately 1,800 strikers were arrested, including Wobbly leaders Big Bill Haywood and Elizabeth Gurley Flynn – 1913
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2014.07.28—website-epi-budget-calculatorCool Labor Site: EPI’s Family Budget Calculator
Economic Policy Institute’s Family Budget Calculator measures the income a family needs in order to attain a secure yet modest living standard by estimating community-specific costs of housing, food, child care, transportation, health care, other necessities, and taxes.  http://www.epi.org/resources/budget/

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