Labor History in 2:00

August 4 - Continuing the Push for Cheap, Exploitable Labor

August 4, 2020

On this day in Labor History the year was 1942.  That was the day that the United States and Mexico signed the Mexican Farm Labor Agreement.  It became known as the Bracero Program.  The word “bracero” can be translated into “one who works with his arms” and refers to farm workers. 

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