Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job.
That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II.
Bronx carwash workers vow to unionize with Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) and defy intimidation and harassment from carwash owners. “For us there is no turning back,” said Guillermo Brizuelas, a 23-year-old immigrant from El Salvador who makes $6.30 an hour at K&P. “We have been exploited too much.”
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Today marks 5 years since there was an increase in the minimum wage.
It’s time to #RaiseTheWage
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'I feel so bullied'
The voice of Thomas the Tank Engine quits over contract dispute.
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