Events that Shaped the American Nation’s Labor History & Culture

The story of America is the story of its working people—their struggles and successes and their hopes for a better future for themselves and their families. The Battle of Cripple Creek These days, the town of Cripple Creek, Colo., is best known for casinos—14 of them. A century ago, Cripple Creek was famous for important, dramatic battles […]

Employers rethinking five-day workweek

Eve Tahmincioglu writes the weekly “Your Career” column for and chronicles workplace issues in her blog, updated 5/8/2011 6:55:48 PM ET Bert Martinez, CEO of a business-training firm in Houston, has decided to blow away the five-day workweek for himself and his staff of 28.Starting next month the entire company is going to work for four […]