Labor Day 2014: Movies About Unions
Posted on September 1, 2014 at 7:00 am
Today we pay tribute to workers, especially those who worked for better conditions for everyone.
Sally Field won an Oscar for this real-life story about a courageous woman who helped mill workers form a union.
Doris Day plays a union worker who falls for a new guy in management but doesn’t lose sight of the seven and a half cent raise the workers are bargaining for.
John Sayles “Matewan” tells the story of mine workers fighting for safer conditions.
“Harlan County USA” is a documentary about a strike by mine workers.