Post Tagged with: "President Franklin D. Roosevelt"

Congressman José E. Serrano stands in solidarity with members of 32BJ SEIU at a rally outside Bronx Borough Hall to demand fair wages and work benefits. (03/11/2015)

Profile America: Minimum Wage

Friday, January 5th. The business world was confronted with a new idea on this date in 1914. That’s when Henry Ford announced that he would reduce the workday from nine to eight hours, and pay his factory assembly line workers […]

by · January 5, 2018 · Profile America
Profile America: Credit Where It Is Due

Profile America: Credit Where It Is Due

Tuesday, June 27 — Consumers’ options for managing their finances were greatly broadened this week in 1934, after President Roosevelt signed the Federal Credit Union Act the day before, promoting the nationwide formation of credit unions.   Credit unions differ from […]