Today in Labor History November 24th

The United Cigar Makers of New York affiliated with the Cigar Makers’ International Union (CMIU) to form CMIU Local 144. Samuel Gompers was elected the first president of the local and served several terms before going on to serve as the international’s vice president. “[W]e are powerless in an isolated condition”, Gompers said, “while the … Read more

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