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Penn State University

Eberly Family Special Collections Library – Penn State Univ.

The primary public spaces of the Eberly Family Special Collections are located on the first floor of Paterno/Pattee Library. 102 more words

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April 25, 1969

The governor of South Carolina declares a state of emergency in Charleston and orders more than 100,000 state troopers and members of the National Guard to break a strike by predominantly African American Medical University Hospital workers seeking recognition for their union, Local 1199B of the Retail Drug and Hospital Employees. 26 more words

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The Cubicle


Over half the American workforce spends eight hours a day and five days a week behind its partitioned walls, yet less than 10% of people surveyed prefer the cubicle as a workplace. 712 more words

American History

DebsSpeak: "I Am In It; I Am Of It; I Am Not Free"

In an address to the court during his sentencing to federal prison after having been convicted for “obstructing recruitment” during World War I, Eugene V. Debs said, 85 more words

Labor

April 19, 1974

A one-week national strike by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers begins over wage inequality. The Canada Post Office’s new postal mechanization system was staffed with female postal code machine operators paid $2.94/hour compared to male postal clerks making $3.69/hour. 16 more words

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Progressive Action NH reblogged this on Progressive Action New Hampshire and commented:

Another example of the struggle for equal pay.

April 19, 1974

A one-week national strike by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers begins over wage inequality. The Canada Post Office’s new postal mechanization system was staffed with female postal code machine operators paid $2.94/hour compared to male postal clerks making $3.69/hour. 16 more words

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