History of Labor Unions



feb 8 1955

New York Teachers Strike

nov 29 1968

MLB Strike

jun 12 1981

Air Traffic Controllers Strike

aug 5 1981

UPS Strike

aug 19 1997

Unions volunteer to respond to the terrorist attacks on the WTC and the Pentagon

september 2001

The AFL-CIO endorses Sen. Barack Obama for U.S. President

june 2008

The AFL-CIO establishes the Union Veterans Council

july 2008

The AFL-CIO hosts the Next Up Young Workers Summit in Washington, D.C.

june 2010