Today in Labor History

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March 15, 1887


The Brotherhood of Painters and Decorators of America is formed. Within a year, the union had a membership of over 7,000 in over 100 local unions. Today, the union, now known as the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, has over 160,000 active and retired members in the United States and Canada.


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