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May 20, 1926
The Railway Labor Act took effect today. It was the first federal legislation protecting workers’ rights to form unions.

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Updated: May. 20 (12:43)

A Tried and True Way to Fix Inequality: Unions
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Is There a Future for Good Manufacturing Jobs in the U.S.?
Updated On: Mar 13, 2019
Mar. 13, 2019 | JOBS | Last week, a large group of striking factory workers, United Electrical Workers union officials and community members gathered in the freezing temperatures in Wilmerding, Pa., across the railroad tracks from the Wabtec Corporation, holding signs denouncing corporate greed and announcing support for the union. As a train passed by, it blew its whistle repeatedly in support of the protest. Strikes have made a resurgence in the past year, with more workers striking in 2018 than at any time in over 30 years. But most of these workers were teachers and health care professionals. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which collects data on all work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers, the strike in Wilmerding, near Pittsburgh, was the largest manufacturing strike of the Trump presidency… New York Times
 
 
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