Today in Labor History – August 6th

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Cigarmakers’ International Union of America merges with Retail, Wholesale & Department Store Union – 1974

American Railway Supervisors Association merges with Brotherhood of Railway, Airline & Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express & Station Employees – 1980

Brotherhood of Railway Carmen of the US & Canada merges with Brotherhood of Railway, Airline & Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express & Station Employees – 1986

Workers at Verizon, the nation’s largest local telephone company, launch what is to become an 18-day strike over working conditions and union representation – 2000

 

** not a photo of the 2000 Verizon strike, I just could not find one

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