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Nov. 24, 1875
Led by Samuel Gompers, who would later found the American Federation of Labor, Cigarmakers International Union Local 144 is chartered in New York City.
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Truckers, Port Workers Vent As Supply Chain Frustration Mounts
Posted On: Oct 27, 2021
Oct. 27, 2021 | ECONOMY | The great global supply chain crisis of 2021 — which has ensnared groceries, holiday shopping, and everything in between — has bottlenecked West Coast ports, and drawn the involvement of the White House to address it. As the disruption reaches a boiling point and adds to rising price pressures, longshoremen, union representatives, and truck drivers have pointed fingers over which party is best positioned to alleviate some of the strains. Cargo ships afloat in the Pacific Ocean demonstrate the convergence of strong consumer demand, and a widespread shortage of bodies to meet it. According to Goldman Sachs, over 30 million tons of cargo await delivery ahead of the Thanksgiving to Christmas rush … So who exactly is to blame? Some drivers lined up at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach that have spoken to Yahoo Finance in recent days have an answer: Not us. “There's a lot of us that are willing to work,” Carlos Rameriz, a 25-year truck driving veteran, said in an interview… Yahoo Finance
 
 
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