Today in Labor History – January 4th

labor history january 4th

Mike Quill The Irish Transport and General Workers’ Union (ITGWU) was founded on this date in Dublin. Many of the founding members came from the socialist movement or from the IWW. – 1909 At the height of the Great Depression, a U.S. Senate subcommittee considered providing unemployment relief after hearing speakers describe people living in … Read more

Today in Labor History – January 4th

labor history january 4th

Mike Quill The Irish Transport and General Workers’ Union (ITGWU) was founded on this date in Dublin. Many of the founding members came from the socialist movement or from the IWW. – 1909 At the height of the Great Depression, a U.S. Senate subcommittee considered providing unemployment relief after hearing speakers describe people living in … Read more