Public Sector Unionism - Harrisburg, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11
N 40° 15.825 W 076° 53.100
18T E 339712 N 4458735
Quick Description: Marker located on State Street near 3rd, recounting the establishment of unions in PA's public sector.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 6/22/2019 5:05:15 PM
Waymark Code: WM10TK3
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
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Long Description:
Marker is located on State Street near the Capitol, a fir location considering it recounts the establisment of unions in the state's public sector.

Marker text reads:


Efforts to organize public workers in PA resulted in Acts 111 in 1968 and 195 in 1970. Tens of thousands of public employees joined unions. The movement to unionize public workers began in the 1930s, was legislatively restricted in 1947, & given partial recognition in 1957.
Marker Name: Public Sector Unionism

County: Dauphin

Date Dedicated: 9/9/2005

Marker Type: City

Location: State St., near 3rd, Harrisburg

Category: Government & Politics 20th Century, Labor

Website: Not listed

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