Labor History Resources

These resources can help students learn the history of the labor movement in Utah and the nation.

A People’s History of Utah

Log into eMedia to find resources including the popular series’ Episode 16 “The Organization of Utah Labor” and Episode 17 “Progressive Reform in the Beehive State.”

Utah History Encyclopedia

Find articles about the history of Utah’s labor movement, mine workers’ unions, the right-to-work movement and more.

PBS NewsHour Extra: Labor Day

Find lesson plans, news and other resources for teachers and students Grades 6-12.

U.S. Department of Labor: History of Labor Day

Learn how Labor Day became a national holiday and find additional resources on the history of American workers.