Today in Labor History – January 30th

Saul Alinsky

Saul Alinsky

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

The Paris Peace Conference established 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

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