The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) is founded through a merger of the Trades and Labour Congress of Canada (TLC) and the Canadian Congress of Labour (CCL), the two major union congresses in Canada at the time. The CLC represents the interests of more than three million affiliated workers - 1956
Death of Ida Mae Stull, nationally recognized as the country’s first woman coal miner - 1980
United Farm Workers of America founder Cesar Chavez dies in San Luis, Ariz., at age 66 - 1993
Labor history courtesy Today In Labor History.