Labor History in 2:00

February 27 - Criminalization of the Sit-Down

February 27, 2019

On this day in labor history the year was 1939 and the US Supreme Court ruled that sit-down strikes were illegal. 

If you are a regular listener of Labor History in 2:00, last month you might have heard how sit-down strikes had become an important tactic for workers during the 1930s.  

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