Today in Labor History – January 30th


Organizer Saul Alinsky was born on this date i, Chicago, Illinois – 1909

The Paris Peace Conference establishes the Commission on International Labour Legislation to draft the constitution of a permanent international labor organization, founding the International Labour Organization (ILO).  Today, as part of the United Nations, the ILO is charged with drafting and overseeing international labor standards.. – 1919

Chicago gravediggers ended a 43-day strike – 1992

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