Continue Joe Hill's dialogue about labor issues...share your thoughts about what it means to be a working American in the 21st century.
Joe Hill profiles one labor leader to show how the relationship between working men and women and their employers was forged in this country.
Today, many workers are beneficiaries of that struggle. Things we take for granted today -- safety laws, a minimum working wage, the 40-hour work week-- all stem from earlier labor struggles. Labor issues that people grappled with a hundred years ago are still relevant for us today, as we enter the 21st Century.
How will new technology shape our jobs? How do I secure health benefits? What responsibilities do workers, owners, and the government have to each other? These are questions that are timeless.