Today in Labor History – August 11th
Federal troops drive some 1,200 jobless workers from Washington D.C. Led by unemployed activist Charles “Hobo” Kelley, the group’s “soldiers”Read more.
Labor Speaks – Voices of the Working Class
“Ten thousand times has the labor movement stumbled and bruised itself. We have been enjoined by the courts, assaulted byRead more.
Today in Labor History – August 10th
The Air Line Pilots Association is founded at a meeting in Chicago attended by 24 activists from across theRead more.
Today in Labor History – August 9th
Knights of Labor strike New York Central railroad, ultimately to be defeated by scabbing – 1890 Nine men andRead more.
Today in Labor History – August 8th
Delegates to the St. Paul Trades and Labor Assembly elect 35-year-old Charles James, leader of the Boot andRead more.