Monday, October 14, 2013

Today in Labor History

Int’l Working People's Association founded in Pittsburgh, Pa. - 1883

The Seafarers Int’l Union (SIU) is founded as an AFL alternative to what was then the CIO’s National Maritime Union. SIU is an umbrella organization of 12 autonomous unions of mariners, fishermen and boatmen working on U.S.-flagged vessels - 1938

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