Today in Labor History: Weekend Edition
September 5—“Palmer raids” on all Wobbly halls and offices in 48 cities in U.S. Alexander Palmer, U.S. Attorney General, was rounding up radicals and leftists – 1917
September 6—Tony Boyle, former president of the United Mine Workers, is charged with murder in the 1969 deaths of former UMW rival Joseph A. Yablonski and his wife and daughter – 1973
September 7—Federal employees win the right to receive Workers’ Compensation insurance coverage – 1916
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Labor Video: In Union there is Strength!
Animated characters show in an entertaining way how adversaries can be beaten when we stand together.
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