On this date in 1847, the Post Office Department (now called the U.S. Postal Service), issued its first two postage stamps.
Mary Harris "Mother" Jones has been a symbol of the struggles and victories of the labor movement for over a century.
In 1940, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Apex Hosiery Co. v. Leader that a sit-down strike was not a violation of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act.
Steelworkers and the community gathered to remember the lives lost and lessons learned in the 1937 Memorial Day Massacre.
The Jackson State killings occurred on May 15, 1970, at Jackson State College, a historically Black college.
"The land is the landlord's, the trader's is the sea, the ore the usurer's coffer fills - but what remains for me?"
On this date in 1968, the Memphis Sanitation Strike came to an end.
A fiery labor orator, feminist and socialist, she served as president of the Women's Trade Union League.
A total of 146 workers - almost all of them immigrant women - were killed in a fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory.
The United Federation of Teachers was formed to represent New York City public school teachers on March 16, 1960.