Father Thomas Hagerty and the IWW: Click here to check out this week's Labor History Today podcast. On this week’s show: The largely unknown story of Father Thomas Hagerty, the “May Day Saint” who helped found the IWW. Plus: the recent Uber and Lyft strikes inspire a search for photos of the 1965 taxi strike in New York City.
International Ladies Garment Workers Union founded – 1900
A Federal child labor law, enacted two years earlier, was declared unconstitutional – 1918
Labor history courtesy Union Communication Services