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What was the first important national labor union?
Last Updated: 22nd April, 2020
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Also to know is, what were the main goals of the first national labor union?
The first congress of the National Labor Union (NLU) was held in Baltimore, Maryland, on 20-23 August 1866. The purpose of the NLU was to bring together disparate labor unions to work for common goals important to all working men and women. Its primary concern was to reduce the 10-hour workday to eight hours.
Beside above, when was the first labor union established? 1881,
Additionally, who was the founder of the National Labor Union?
William H. Sylvis
What did the Colored National Labor Union accomplish?
The three main objectives of the CNLU were: (1) to improve the general condition of black workers; (2) to develop a national system of public education with equal opportunities for blacks; and (3) to attain equality in industry with the elimination of discrimination within trade unions.