Today in Labor History February 10, 2020

LNG explosion on Staten Island

The American Federation of Labor (AFL) founded the Building and Construction Trades Department as a way to overcome the jurisdictional conflicts occurring in the building and construction unions. – 1908 Rubber workers belonging to the Industrial Workers of the World went on strike in Akron, Ohio. – 1913 Eleven members of the Carpenters’ Union in … Read more

Today in Labor History February 10th

Labor History February 10th
LNG explosion on Staten Island

The American Federation of Labor (AFL) founded the Building and Construction Trades Department as a way to overcome the jurisdictional conflicts occurring in the building and construction unions. – 1908 Rubber workers belonging to the Industrial Workers of the World went on strike in Akron, Ohio. – 1913 Eleven members of the Carpenters’ Union in … Read more

Today in Labor History – February 10th

Labor History February 10th
LNG explosion on Staten Island

LNG explosion on Staten Island The American Federation of Labor (AFL) founded the Building and Construction Trades Department as a way to overcome the jurisdictional conflicts occurring in the building and construction unions. – 1908 Rubber workers belonging to the Industrial Workers of the World went on strike in Akron, Ohio. – 1913 Eleven members … Read more