Mark Hyman, MD: The Last Diet You Will Ever Need (The HuffingtonPost doesn't have a proper "Pin It" Button --  thus the lack of photo here -- but this article is AWESOME and is a huge nod to Paleo-type eating. LOVE to see this dialogue on a national level!)

The Last Diet You Will Ever Need

Mark Hyman, MD: The Last Diet You Will Ever Need (The HuffingtonPost doesn't have a proper "Pin It" Button -- thus the lack of photo here -- but this article is AWESOME and is a huge nod to Paleo-type eating. LOVE to see this dialogue on a national level!)

"The American Federation of Labor (AFL) was the first federation of labor unions in the United States. It was founded in Columbus, Ohio, in May 1886 by an alliance of craft unions disaffected from the Knights of Labor, a national labor association. Samuel Gompers of the Cigar Makers' International Union was elected president of the Federation at its founding convention and was reelected every year except one until his death in 1924" ~~AFL-label.jpg

"The American Federation of Labor (AFL) was the first federation of labor unions in the United States. It was founded in Columbus, Ohio, in May 1886 by an alliance of craft unions disaffected from the Knights of Labor, a national labor association. Samuel Gompers of the Cigar Makers' International Union was elected president of the Federation at its founding convention and was reelected every year except one until his death in 1924" ~~AFL-label.jpg

This was the cover of a leaflet for the American Federation of Labor explaining the rights of union workers according to the Wagner Act.

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This was the cover of a leaflet for the American Federation of Labor explaining the rights of union workers according to the Wagner Act.

A flyer (primary source) that describes the creation of one of the first labor unions, the American Federation of Labor.

A flyer (primary source) that describes the creation of one of the first labor unions, the American Federation of Labor.

May 1, 1886:  At its 1884 convention, the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions (which became the American Federation of Labor), proclaims that “eight hours shall constitute a legal day’s labor from and after May 1, 1886.”  The resolution received overwhelming support from FOTLU’s affiliated unions, which organized mass demonstrations and strikes in cities across the country.

May 1, 1886: At its 1884 convention, the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions (which became the American Federation of Labor), proclaims that “eight hours shall constitute a legal day’s labor from and after May 1, 1886.” The resolution received overwhelming support from FOTLU’s affiliated unions, which organized mass demonstrations and strikes in cities across the country.

The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP) was a labor union organized by African American employees of the Pullman Company in August 1925 and led by A. Philip Randolph and Milton P. Webster. Over theThe Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP) was

The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP) was a labor union organized by African American employees of the Pullman Company in August 1925 and led by A. Philip Randolph and Milton P. Webster. Over theThe Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP) was

June 11, 1969:  Labor leader John L. Lewis dies.  Born in Cleveland, IA, in 1880 to Welsh immigrant parents, Lewis went to work as a miner when he was a teenager.  He worked as a mine workers’ organizer for the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and went on to serve the president of the United Mine Workers of America for 40 years.  A firm believer in industrial unionism, Lewis formed the predecessor organization to what would become the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO).

June 11, 1969

June 11, 1969: Labor leader John L. Lewis dies. Born in Cleveland, IA, in 1880 to Welsh immigrant parents, Lewis went to work as a miner when he was a teenager. He worked as a mine workers’ organizer for the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and went on to serve the president of the United Mine Workers of America for 40 years. A firm believer in industrial unionism, Lewis formed the predecessor organization to what would become the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO).

Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters : The First Black Labor Union Chartered By The American Federation Of Labor

Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters : The First Black Labor Union Chartered By The American Federation Of Labor

Oil canvas of Samuel Gompers from the New-York Historical Society. Samuel Gompers was a key labor union leader, founding the American Federation of Labor.

Oil canvas of Samuel Gompers from the New-York Historical Society. Samuel Gompers was a key labor union leader, founding the American Federation of Labor.

American Federation of Labor, early 1900s. Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University. Copyright Labor Arts Inc. (here under Fair Use for education). The first national Labor Day in the U.S. was in 1894, with advocacy for an eight-hour day, better working conditions, and unionization.

Labor Day history

American Federation of Labor, early 1900s. Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University. Copyright Labor Arts Inc. (here under Fair Use for education). The first national Labor Day in the U.S. was in 1894, with advocacy for an eight-hour day, better working conditions, and unionization.

The International Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and Maids was the first African American labor union chartered by the American Federation of Labor (AFL). Pullman porters, dissatisfied with their treatment by the Chicago-based Pullman Company, sought the assistance of A. Philip Randolph and oth...The International Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and Maids was the first African American labor union chartered by the American Federation of Labor (AFL). Pullman porters, dissatisfied…

The International Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and Maids was the first African American labor union chartered by the American Federation of Labor (AFL). Pullman porters, dissatisfied with their treatment by the Chicago-based Pullman Company, sought the assistance of A. Philip Randolph and oth...The International Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and Maids was the first African American labor union chartered by the American Federation of Labor (AFL). Pullman porters, dissatisfied…

Samuel Gompers was the most prominent figure in the American Labor Movement. He was also the founder and first president of the American Federation of Labor (AFL). (Biography)

Samuel Gompers was the most prominent figure in the American Labor Movement. He was also the founder and first president of the American Federation of Labor (AFL). (Biography)

Fact  • The Labor Unions that followed and gained   dominance during 1890’s were American   Federation of Labor(AFL), Indu...

Fact • The Labor Unions that followed and gained dominance during 1890’s were American Federation of Labor(AFL), Indu...

`The necessity of organization':  Mary Kenney O'Sullivan, the American Federation of Labor, and the Boston Women's Trade Union League, 1892--1919.

`The necessity of organization': Mary Kenney O'Sullivan, the American Federation of Labor, and the Boston Women's Trade Union League, 1892--1919.

Fact • American Federation of Labor(AFL)   founder Samuel Gompers led key   movements in National labor policy. His   beli...

Fact • American Federation of Labor(AFL) founder Samuel Gompers led key movements in National labor policy. His beli...

Black Then | Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters : The First Black Labor Union Chartered By The American Federation Of Labor

Black Then | Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters : The First Black Labor Union Chartered By The American Federation Of Labor

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