Today in Labor History – December 16th

Labor History December 16th

Striking Willmar, Minnesota Bank Tellers The National Civic Federation was formed by business and labor leaders, most prominently AFL president Sam Gompers, as a vehicle to resolve conflicts between management and labor. Not all unionists agreed with the alliance. The group turned increasingly conservative and labor withdrew after Gompers’ 1924 death. – 1900 New York … Read more