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Do you know Hattie Canty? – One of the Greatest Strike Leaders in U.S. History

“I’m not going to be beat down by the system. I’m not going to be beat down by the community. I guess that’s what makes me different.” – Hattie Canty One of the greatest strike leaders in U.S. Labor History, Hattie Canty was born in rural Alabama in 1933. She found work as a cook in California before settling in Las Vegas with her husband, who supported the family and ten children. Read More

Union-Made Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.  As you prepare for a date night with your special someone, or however you choose to spend your evening, make sure that your celebrations include Pennsylvania’s very own, union-made, Hershey’s chocolate.  The tradition of giving chocolates for Valentine’s Day dates back to the 19th century.  Read More