Daily Archives: May 9, 2016

Labor movement is committed to working women

Chrisanna Capshaw says she’s part of the Fight for $15 and wants a union to help her give a better life for her kids. Capshaw, who struggles to raise two young children on the $8 an hour she makes at … Continue reading

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OVER 200 CENTERVILLE WORKERS TO VOTE ON UNION RECOGNITION

“I am very happy to report that there was an election this past Thursday and Friday in Centerville , Iowa at the Bemis plant. The workers there voted to have a union in their shop. Congratulations to the workers in … Continue reading

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Labor History

May 09 The first Anti-Slavery Convention of American Women was held on this date in New York City. Attendees included women of color, the wives and daughters of slaveholders, and women of low economic status – 1837 Japanese workers strike … Continue reading

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