It is no secret that labor history is rarely taught to Wisconsin’s school children. Thus, it occurs that many youngRead more
Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has proclaimed May 5 as “Bay View Labor Strike and Tragedy Remembrance Day.” A frame containingRead more
It was an usually warm day on May 5, 1886 when some 1500 workers and supporters marched toward the hugeRead more
Unions have failed throughout history in one-sided struggles with managements, but many of those defeats brought positive change forRead more
Throughout history, women have found that though solidarity and unions they have been able to win greater fairness and equityRead more
Tomorrow’s future workers are today’s middle and high school students and they are missing out on a vital part of their education – the story of labor and how unions have helped to build a nation!
Since its founding in 1981, the Wisconsin Labor History Society has made it a key mission to urge the teaching of workers and labor history in our state schools. This year, as in the past, we are offering great cash prizes to middle and high school students to encourage their study of labor history:Read more
(An Analysis) Will the study of labor history soon be missing from our universities and colleges? It’s a possibility ifRead more