On April 16, 1836, Massachusetts passed the nation's first law limiting child labor. It required that children under the age of 15 working in factories be given three months off.
Collection box for the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society, around 1850
Teamsters, Working Families United, National TPS Alliance, LA County Federation of Labor, CARECEN, National Day Laborer Organizing Network, Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE), Clergy and Laity United.
There's a way older people talk about young activists that leaves them with no real choices to not get criticized. Its' something that we see in comment threads here frequently..
As I've said so many times in the last year, nothing highlights the failures of systems that increase inequality like a natural disaster. Throughout the entire pandemic, we've seen these.
On October 14, 1840, proceedings began in Commonwealth v. Hunt, a critical early legal case that, two years later, established the right of workers to strike in the United States..
On May 1, 1877, the Massachusetts Factory Safety Act, the first factory safety bill in the United States, passed in the Massachusetts House. This bill, as limited as it might.
The brilliant scholar-activists Steve Striffler and Aviva Chomsky, both of whom teach in Massachusetts and both of whom specialize in Latin American politics and social movements, make the argument that.