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10 Charts on the State of U.S. Workers on the 2nd Pandemic Labor Day

10 Charts on the State of U.S. Workers on the 2nd Pandemic Labor Day

As we mark the second Labor Day under the pandemic, Americans at the top of the income ladder are seeing their fortunes balloon as working families continue to struggle. Frontline workers are reeling from rising infection risks and tensions over mask and vaccine mandates. The unemployed, who are disproportionately workers of color, are facing the […]

First US Labor Day: Minus A Marching Band, The Parade Almost Did Not Go On

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First US Labor Day: Minus A Marching Band, The Parade Almost Did Not Go On

On the morning of September 5, 1882, the first US Labor Day celebration,the a crowd of spectators filled the sidewalks of lower Manhattan near city hall and along Broadway. They had come early, well before the Labor Day parade marchers, to claim the best vantage points from which to view the first US Labor Day […]

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