NJ Spotlight News

Workers unionize but big businesses continue to resist

Clip: 09/05/2022 | 4m 31s | Video has closed captioning.

Labor Day dates to the 1800s when New Jersey’s own President Grover Cleveland signed a bill declaring it a national holiday. It honored the work of labor activists who fought for a federal holiday to recognize the contributions of American workers. More than a century later, while workers are finding it easier to unionize, they are still fighting for a seat at the bargaining table.

Aired: 09/05/22

Rating: NR

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