Saturday, July 19, 2014

Today in Labor History

Women's Rights Convention opens in Seneca Falls, N.Y.  Delegates adopt a Declaration of Women's Rights and call for women's suffrage – 1848
(Public Speaking in Easy Steps: The women who spoke at the Women’s Rights Convention knew how to inspire an audience!  How about you?  For most of us, the thought of public speaking sends pulses racing and stomachs lurching.  Public Speaking In Easy Steps guides you through the process, from planning, practice and props through relaxation techniques and tried and tested tips on the day itself. Try it—you might like it!)
An amendment to the 1939 Hatch Act, a federal law whose main provision prohibits federal employees from engaging in partisan political activity, is amended to also cover state and local employees whose salaries include any federal funds - 1940  

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