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On This Day In Labor History: George Meany

On August 16, 1894, one of the twentieth century’s most influential Labor Leaders, William George Meany, was born in Harlem, New York.  Meany grew up the son of a union plumber and Meany himself became a journeyman with UA Local 463 in 1917. Read More

Thousands of Union Members Joined Together in Philadelphia in Protest of Zero Tolerance Immigration Policy

(PHILADELPHIA) Today, thousands of union members from across the Labor Movement joined together in Philadelphia to mount the largest protest of its kind against Trump’s policy of family separation for immigrant families. International union leaders from UNITE HERE, IUPAT, AFSCME, and UFCW traveled in along with union members from more than five states to partner with local Philadelphia and Pennsylvania AFL-CIO unions in a show of labor unity. Read More

ICYMI: Workers Win in Missouri

In case you missed it, our Brothers and Sisters in the State of Missouri made History on Tuesday, by repealing “Right to Work” at the ballot box!  The Labor Movement came together to vote down Proposition A by a 2-1 vote! Read More

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