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Our Labor History Timeline

Our Labor History Timeline

AFL-CIO offers a lengthy list of events in the history of the US labor movement. Some early highlights: 1843 Lowell [Mass.] Female Labor Reform Association begins public petitioning for 10-hour day 1869 Colored National Labor Union formed 1909 Unorganized immigrant...
Celebrating the labor in Labor Day

Celebrating the labor in Labor Day

Dear Chester County Democrat: Happy Labor Day. We have less than two months until the polls open. And about a month until we start mailing back our Mail-In Ballots! As you enjoy this long holiday weekend, it occurred to me that not everyone understands why we...
AFL-CIO honors Labor Day 2020

AFL-CIO honors Labor Day 2020

AFL–CIO (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations) has been, since it was formed in 1955, the country’s largest federation of unions in the United States, comprising over 50 labor unions with 12,000,000 active or retired members....
A Labor Day Reflection

A Labor Day Reflection

by Rep. Kristine Howard (D-167) I am a union member. My father was a union member. Three of my children are union members. I work, and my father worked, in a public sector union job, my father as a probation officer in Camden, New Jersey, and me as a child abuse...
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