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    Labor 411
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    Labor 411

    By choosing to spend your money on union-made products, you can help protect the middle class, strengthen our national economy and build a stronger America.

    Another reminder of why we need unions. Visit

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    The Class Warfare Hustle | A Wall Street CEO, a union worker, and a Tea Partier are sitting at a table with 12 cookies. The CEO grabs 11, turns to the Tea Partier and says "You better watch him... That union guy is out to take your cookie." | Thanks to Connect The Dots USA for sharing.

    Textile workers displaying picket signs pinned on their backs during Labor Day demonstration in Gastonia, N.C. 1934.

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    Jimmy Hoffa president of the Teamsters Union. On July 30 1975, Hoffa left his Detroit area home for a meeting with a local crime figure and a mob-connected union leader from New Jersey at a restaurant in Bloomfield Township. The get together was supposed to be about settling a feud, but Hoffa was the only one who showed up. What happened to the former union boss after that remains a mystery. His car was found in the restaurant's parking lot, but there was no clues about Hoffa's whereabouts.

    May 1, 1886: At its 1884 convention, the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions (which became the American Federation of Labor), proclaims that “eight hours shall constitute a legal day’s labor from and after May 1, 1886.” The resolution received overwhelming support from FOTLU’s affiliated unions, which organized mass demonstrations and strikes in cities across the country.

    Image detail for -1938 Trades Union Congress (TUC) poster encouraging workers to join ...

    [ child miner, circa 1900 ] Next time you think you're having a bad day at the office…

    June 26, 1839: Emma Miller – seamstress, trade union organizer, suffragist, and founder of the Australian Labor Party – is born. She was an advocate for equal pay and equal rights for women and a committed activist and organizer until her death in 1917. The epitaph on her gravestone reads: “The world is my country; to do good is my religion.”

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