25 Women Organizers & Labor Events We Should Teach About During Women’s History Month

working familiesLabor history is rich with the contributions of women, and unions have historically stood up for women’s rights.  As we celebrate Women’s History Month this March, we should recognize the incredible contributions that women have made to the labor movement and American history.  Here’s a list of important women and landmark moments for women in American labor history.

To read about Molly Harris "Mother" Jones, Frances Perkins, Dolores Huerta, Ella Reeves "Mother" Bloor, the Triangle Shirt Waist Fire, the Bread & Roses strike, the Lowell Female Labor Reform Association, the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and many other people and events, click on the link below: