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June 02, 2023

Today in 1942
A constitutional amendment declaring that “Congress shall have power to limit, regulate, and prohibit the labor of persons under 18 years of age” was approved by the Senate today, following the lead of the House five weeks earlier. But only 28 state legislatures ever ratified the amendment – the last three in 1937 – so it has never taken effect.  
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Next Up for U.S. Unions: Major Contracts for 700,000 Workers
Updated On: Sep 20, 2022
Sept. 20, 2022 | COLLECTIVE BARGAINING | The 11th-hour deal that prevented a crippling strike at the nation's freight railroads is the biggest win for US unions in years. The agreement, reached in the early hours [last] Thursday, kept more than 50,000 engineers and conductors on the job and won members the changes in work rules sought by their leadership. It showed the power that unions can still wield, especially when a strike threatens to deal a body blow to the nation's supply chain and economy. In terms of big US labor contracts, however, this is just the opening act. There are an additional 700,000 union members nationwide in key industries who could be getting new labor deals, perhaps after going on strike, in the next year. Each of these unions seek not only lucrative contracts but significant changes in work rules and assurances of job security that could make it difficult to avoid work stoppages. Here are some of the most crucial upcoming negotiations… WREX
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