June 27, 1869 - Anarchist, feminist and labor activist Emma Goldman was born. “If I can’t dance, I don’t want to be in your revolution,” she once said.
June 27, 1905 - The Industrial Workers of the World, also known as the “Wobblies,” was founded. For more on the history of the Wobblies, see www.iww.org
June 27, 1935 - Congress passed and sent to President Franklin D. Roosevelt the Wagner Act, authored by Senator Robert Wagner of New York. Also known as the National Labor Relations Act, the legislation created the structure for collective bargaining in the United States.