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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.]


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