the Labor Movement

TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 5/1/24 – WORKERS DAY!

It was May 1, 1884 when the proclamation demanding the 8 Hour Work Day was issued by the American Federation of Labor, making today NATIONAL WORKERS DAY! The Labor Movement was young in the 1880s, and too many American workers were still underpaid, overworked and expendable while toiling under dangerous conditions to amass historic fortunes […]

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