Tag Archives: Labor

1953: Work

Charles White: Work (1953)

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1915: Help the Furrier Strikers

Happy May Day!

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2016: Not Simply to Keep Time

In 2016, The Lancaster Symphony Orchestra argued in a legal hearing that its musicians—members of the Greater Lancaster Federation of Musicians, AFM #294, AFL-CIO—were independent contractors and thus could not form a union. The appellate court did not agree, finding … Continue reading

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1975: Huelga and Boycott

Happy Cesar Chavez Day! Chavez with his dogs Huelga (“strike”) and Boycott. He originally got them simply as guard dogs, but over time the relationship deepened. Boycott went everywhere with him—and he gave credit to both of them for leading … Continue reading

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2014: Starts With

Richard Meier: SINDA (2014) Italian words that start with “sinda“: sindaco, mayor sindacato, labor union sindacale, union sindacalista, union official, trade unionist sindacare, to judge sindacalismo, trade unionism sindacalizzarsi, to unionize

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1906: The Union Butcher Shop

The Union Butcher Shop. A non-union man entered a butcher’s shop in which was conspicuously displayed the card of the meat cutter’s union. The following dialogue ensued: Mr. Non-Union—I see by that card you run a union shop. Butcher—Yes, sir; … Continue reading

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1876: Versions

Gustave Caillebotte: The Floor Scrapers (1875)   Gustave Caillebotte: The Floor Scrapers (1876)

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