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Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Public Sector Unionism

 
 
Public Sector Unionism Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, March 21, 2008
1. Public Sector Unionism Marker
Inscription. Efforts to organize public workers in PA resulted in Acts 111 in 1968 and 195 in 1970. Tens of thousands of public employees joined unions. The movement to unionize public workers began in the 1930's. was legislatively restricted in 1947 & given partial recognition in 1957.
 
Erected 2005 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 15.829′ N, 76° 53.101′ W. Marker is in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street and Third Street, on the right when traveling east on State Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisburg PA 17101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Present State Capitol Building (a few steps from this marker); Old Capitol Building (a few steps from this marker); Grace United Methodist Church (a few steps from this marker); Grace Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Patrick's Cathedral (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); State Capitol (about 300 feet away); Old Brick Capitol (about 300 feet away); Pine Street Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisburg.
 
Also see . . .  Public Sector Unionism - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyGovernmentLabor Unions
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,749 times since then and 38 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 28, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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