Today in Labor History February 1

Today in Labor History February 1, 1835: Mauritius abolished slavery. 1860s Today in Labor History February 1, 1864: The Collar Laundry Union formed in Troy, New York. The Collar Union was the first all-female labor union in the U.S. Women typically worked 12-14 hours per day under dangerous conditions. Led by Kate Mullany, the union …

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