Today in Labor History February 10, 2020
The American Federation of Labor (AFL) founded the Building and Construction Trades Department as a way to overcome the jurisdictional
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Labor History February 9th
Today in Labor History February 9, 2020
Novelist, journalist, and social activist George Lippard died on this day. Considered the first muckraking novel in the United States,
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Today in Labor History February 8, 2020
Mary Kenney O’Sullivan was born in Hannibal, Missouri.  At age 28 she was appointed the first female general organizer for
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Labor history February 7th
Today in Labor History February 7, 2020
Union miners in Cripple Creek, Colorado began what was to become a five-month strike. It started when mine owners cut
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