Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon
 
 
 

Today in Labor History

Oct. 17, 1950
The “Salt of the Earth” strike began by the mostly Mexican-American members of the Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers Union Local 890 in Bayard, New Mexico. Strikers’ wives walked picket lines for seven months when their men were enjoined during the 14-month strike against the New Jersey Zinc Company. The strike inspired the film “Salt of the Earth,” which was blacklisted.
- Voices of Labor

Member Login
Username:

Password:


Not registered yet?
Click Here to sign-up

Forgot Your Login?
  Member Resources  
     
UnionActive Newswire
 
Join the Newswire!
Updated: Oct. 21 (00:05)

El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association urges voters to approve Public Safety Bond
El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
Supporting our Union Brothers
Teamsters Local 776
OCTOBER MEETING UPDATE - NO SHREVEPORT MEETING
IATSE Local 478
Real News - October 2019
Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
Presidents Column
Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
Meet New EDD Coordinator Anthony Amey
Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
 
     
Study: A $15 Federal Minimum Wage Won’t Cost Americans Jobs
Updated On: Jul 08, 2019
July 8, 2019 | WAGES | The first study analyzing the effects of a $15 federal minimum wage is out: Its impact on inequality could be huge — while its impact on job loss is likely small to none. More importantly, doubling the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024 would also likely boost incomes for the poorest households in rural counties, according to a white paperreleased Tuesday by economists Anna Godoey and Michael Reich at the University of California Berkeley. They found no evidence that such a large wage hike would lead to significant job losses or fewer work opportunities — something big business groups often warn about… Vox
 
 
Teamsters local 570
Copyright © 2019, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™

825259 hits since May 20, 2010
Visit Unions-America.com!

Top of Page image