Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon

Today in Labor History

Oct. 26, 1825: After eight years and at least 1,000 worker deaths—mostly Irish immigrants—the 350-mile Erie Canal opens, linking the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean. Father John Raho wrote to his bishop that "so many die that there is hardly any time to give Extreme Unction (last rites) to everybody. We run night and day to assist the sick."

Member Login


Not registered yet?
Click Here to sign-up

Forgot Your Login?
  Member Resources  
Dec. 10 Is a National Day of Action
Posted On: Dec 10, 2012

Dec. 10, 2012 | As Congress continues to negotiate with President Obama for a budget deal preparations are being made for a National Day of Action against cutting Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. Hundreds of events are planned nationwide today - International Human Rights Day (see Today in Labor History at top right of this page). Jump over to TeamsterNation to learn more and get linked to an event near you. Meanwhile, check out the events scheduled in Baltimore and Washington, DC.

UnionActive Newswire
Join the Newswire!
Updated: Oct. 26 (08:43)

Memorial for Max Marinelli
IUEC Local 10
UAW Local 2320
Letter to Tim Holmes (LOD Issues) 10-22-2016
Central Florida Area Local
President's Report 10-13-2016
Central Florida Area Local
Letter to Shandow (Modified MHs in Clerk Craft) 9-28-2016
Central Florida Area Local
Letter to Shandor (Training) 9-15-2016
Central Florida Area Local
Teamsters Local 992
Copyright © 2016, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™

Top of Page image