Today in Labor History

Labor history is OUR history

March 30, 1990

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Harry Bridges dies at the age of 88. Bridges helped form and led the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) for forty years. “Labor cannot stand still. It must not retreat. It must go on, or go under,” Bridges said. “The most important word in the language of the working class is solidarity.”

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