This Labor Day, we cheer for the historic victories of the labor movement. But we also recognize that workers’ rights are still under attack. Educate yourself and others – then, use that knowledge to speak out and take action.
Learn more about the historical moments that led to the creation of Labor Day such as:
- The Haymarket Affair, a monumental moment in US labor history marking significant state repression of leftists and unionists, and a moment that still feels familiar today
- The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, an event which set into motion labor reforms such a protecting the rights of low-wage immigrant women who work in factories
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