Business 1960 Labor Laws/Unions
By: Marcos, Joseph, James
African American Labor Council (1960)
Executive Order 10988 (1962)
-A breakthrough for public sector workers who weren't protected under the 1935 Wagner Act.
New York City Newspaper Strike (1962)
-They fought for a raise in salary
-Daily News workers settled their issues, accepting raises of $8 per week
United farm workers committee (1962)
-Had 10,278 members as of 2013
-Protect farmers rights
New York Transportation Strike (1966)
-ended all service on the subway and buses in the city
General Electric Strike (1960)
- they weren't payed after there contract ended, so many electrical plants were shutting down.
Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement (1968)
- 4,000 African American workers went on strike for 3 days and stopped the production of 3,000 cars.
Equal Pay Act (1963)
-the performance which requires equal skill, effort, and responsibility, and which are performed under similar working conditions