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Battle of Homestead

125 Years Later: The Labor Movement Remembers Homestead

This week marks the 125th anniversary of the deadly Battle of Homestead of 1892.  Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder traveled to Homestead to mark the occasion at a memorial service remembering the fallen workers.  This transformational moment in the history of America’s working people remains a reminder to all of us of the damage inflicted by corporate greed and inequality. Read More