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