• Today in Labor History
    Oct. 21, 1933
    In an attempt to raise the price of milk, Wisconsin dairy farmers begin the third major milk strike of the year in the state. During the Great Depression, farmers who produced milk for bottling were able to remain solvent, but those who produced milk for cheese, butter, and other uses were driven into poverty.
    ~ DC Labor

  • With Justice Ginsburg’s Death, Workers Rights Are at the Brink
    Updated On: Sep 23, 2020
    Sept. 23, 2020 | OPINION | […] Conservative justices have already signaled their hostility to workers with decisions like Epic Systems v. Lewis. The stakes could not be higher—and what unionists must understand is that the next Supreme Court appointee may hold the power to destroy the last vestiges of legal power for public sector unions. If they do so, it will unleash an assault on the labor movement from which it will struggle to recover. The wish list for radical, anti-worker conservatives has been clear for years. Groups like the National Right to Work Foundation and Koch-funded State Policy Network affiliates have employed a legislative and legal strategy to peel back key union rights, especially targeting public sector labor… The Strike Wave
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