Today in labor history, January 28, 1932: Wisconsin Governor Philip LaFollette signs the nation’s first unemployment compensation law. [Photo: Also pictured in back, left to right – Henry Oltl, President, Wisconsin Federation of Labor; Elizabeth Brandeis; Paul Raushenbush; John R. Commons; Henry Huber; Lt. Governor Harold Groves; and Assemblyman Robert Nixon.]
Born in the Central Valley, Renee has always been a strange person. When she's not busy writing, she can be found glued to her laptop, pestering her cat, rolling her eyes at the tv, or singing at the top of her lungs.