40-Hour Work Week
40-hour work week
Jones & Laughlin
Little Steel Strike
United Mine Workers
Word War II
Youngstown Sheet & Tube Company
May 26, 2016
THE LAST GREAT STRIKE
Steelworkers Out on Strike
On May 26, 1937, SWOC launched a strike against Little Steel after attempting for a year to negotiate with the companies. The strikers wanted a union, the ability to negotiate as a group with their employers, and the right to strike and pick...
April 13, 2016
In Historic Move, Supreme Court Upholds Wagner Act, Validates New Deal
On April 12, 1937, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Wagner Act, a landmark decision that essentially validated the constitutionality of the entire New Deal. But the defeat...
April 6, 2016
Big Steel Signs Historic Agreement, Guarantees Steelworkers Basic Rights
Seventy-nine years ago, in early March, 1937, U.S. Steel Corporation signed a historic collective bargaining agreement with the nascent Steel Workers Organizing Committee (SWOC). The agreement pr...
A Tragic Coincidence of Two Massacres
April 20, 2019
PARTICULARLY RELEVANT IN TODAY'S "POST-TRUTH" POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT
August 18, 2017
JACOBIN EDITORIAL: 80TH ANNIVERSARY OF MEMORIAL DAY MASSACRE
May 29, 2017
INTERNATIONAL SOCIALIST REVIEW: "FASCINATING"
April 6, 2017
MONTHLY REVIEW: "DEEPLY RESEARCHED" & "VIVIDLY NARRATED"
April 1, 2017
HISTORY NEWS NETWORK: "GREAT CREDIT" DUE TO AUTHOR AHMED WHITE
March 5, 2017
LITTLE STEEL STRIKE HAS FINALLY FOUND A WORTHY HISTORIAN