How Labor Unions Changed America
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 890 , Segment 2
Episode: Hold that Swat – Flies Are Amazing!, How Labor Unions Changed America
- Aug 31, 2018 9:00 pm
- 52:17 mins
Guests: Ignacio Garcia, PhD, Professor of History, Brigham Young University; David Sims, PhD, Professor of Economics, Brigham Young University; Jessica Wilkerson, PhD, Professor of History and Southern Studies, University of Mississippi What exactly do we even celebrate on Labor Day, besides the official end of summer? Here's just a partial list of things you can thank the labor movement for: overtime pay, minimum wage, 40-hour work week, and health benefits provided by your employer. What can we learn about the history and impact of organized labor in America?