Women in Labor History March 3, 2014

banner_women_laborhistory_verticalThe impact women have made in labor history is often missing from textbooks and the media despite the numerous roles women have played to organize, unionize, rally, document, and inspire workers—both men and women, children and adults, citizens and immigrants—to fight for justice. From championing better workplace conditions to cutting back the 12-hour day to demanding equal pay across racial lines, these are just a few of the women who have contributed to the labor movement.

powerinourhands_9780853457534For Women’s History Month, we are pleased to present these brief bios of women in labor history because we have just posted a dozen free lessons on labor history from The Power In Our Hands.




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