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January 17, 1962

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President John Kennedy signs Executive Order 10988, recognizing the right of federal employees to bargain collectively. The order was a breakthrough for public sector workers, who were not protected under the 1935 Wagner Act.

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2 thoughts on “January 17, 1962

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  2. Janet Crawford on said:

    who is the black man in the picture with JFK signing Executive order 10988

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