Daily Archives: January 8, 2014

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Unemployment Insurance Press Conference

Happy New Year, brothers and sisters! The weather outside is like America’s job market. It’s cold. It’s freezing.  My friends who spoke before me have talked about jobless workers but it’s worth repeating that this is about one-and-a-half million people … Continue reading

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Labor History January 9

January 09 A Mediation Commission appointed by President Woodrow Wilson finds that “industry’s failure to deal with unions” is the prime reason for labor strife in war industries – 1918 Eighty thousand Chicago construction workers strike – 1922 Southern Tenant … Continue reading

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