Today in Labor History – September 17th

Pittston Coal Strike The Allegheny Arsenal exploded, killing seventy-five workers, including 43 women—the worst industrial accident associated with the Civil War. – 1862 At a New York convention of the National Labor Congress, Susan B. Anthony called for the formation … Read more

Today in Labor History – September 14th

Ella Mae Wiggins The Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel, and Tin Workers union called off an unsuccessful 3-month strike against U.S. Steel Corporation subsidiaries. – 1901 when local vigilantes, thugs and a sheriff’s deputy forced the pickup truck in which … Read more