Oct. 14, 1877 New York City cigar makers struck against pay cuts and repressive factory rules during October. The strike ended in January 1878 with the pay cuts and repressive rules intact. Samuel Gompers, the strike leader, was blacklisted and unable to find work for four months. ~ Voices of Labor
General Membership Meeting: Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 at 10 a.m. (Note: Nominations for Local Union Officers will be held at this meeting.)
All membership meetings are held at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites,
241 Railway Lane, Hagerstown, Md. Please make every effort to attend!