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International Workers Day in the former Soviet Union

International Labor Day; May 1; observed in more than 140 countries under various names; often on a Monday.  Celebrates the central contribution of workers to the economic life of their nation, and celebrates workers’ solidarity. May Day was designated an international Labor Day by the International Socialist Congress of 1889, though it had been observed earlier.

The Capitalist Workday, The Socialist Workday - The Bullet

International Labor Day; May 1; observed in more than 140 countries under various names; often on a Monday. Celebrates the central contribution of workers to the economic life of their nation, and celebrates workers’ solidarity. May Day was designated an international Labor Day by the International Socialist Congress of 1889, though it had been observed earlier.

Today in labor history, March 8, 1908: 15,000 women workers in the needle trades take to the streets of New York City on the 51st anniversary of the 1857 protest by women garment workers. They demanded better working conditions, suffrage, and an end to child labor. March 8 has been celebrated as International Women’s Day since 1910.

Today in labor history, March 8, 1908: 15,000 women workers in the needle trades take to the streets of New York City on the 51st anniversary of the 1857 protest by women garment workers. They demanded better working conditions, suffrage, and an end to child labor. March 8 has been celebrated as International Women’s Day since 1910.

South Africa Poster - International Worker's Day

South Africa Poster - International Worker's Day

Home Based Women Workers is fighting for the legal rights of Women who get less paid for their work by the Government and the employers. On the eve of 8th March International Women's Day HBWWA organized a protest forthe working women's rights. The poster was designed to raise the voice against injustice.

8th March International Women's Day Poster

Home Based Women Workers is fighting for the legal rights of Women who get less paid for their work by the Government and the employers. On the eve of 8th March International Women's Day HBWWA organized a protest for the working women's rights. The poster…

Occupy Wall Street Plans “General Strike” On May Day, Unions Say No…

Occupy Wall Street Plans “General Strike” On May Day, Unions Say No…

Below is the official OWS poster for their May Day general strike, note the references “no work” and “no chores.” Via Buzzfeed: [...]