American Workers

TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 5/1/24 – WORKERS DAY!

It was May 1, 1884 when the proclamation demanding the 8 Hour Work Day was issued by the American Federation of Labor, making today NATIONAL WORKERS DAY! The Labor Movement was young in the 1880s, and too many American workers were still underpaid, overworked and expendable while toiling under dangerous conditions to amass historic fortunes […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 12/5/23 – AFL-CIO DAY!

The odds of two organizations with mouthfuls of names, The American Federation of Labor and The Congress of Industrial Organizations changing the world? Pretty good, which is why we celebrate INTERNATIONAL AFL-CIO DAY! The AFL-CIO is a federation of 57 different national and international trade unions representing 11 million workers, formed in 1955 of many

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