History of Labor

By Dylan Perry

Conditions pre-unions

 Outlawing child labor, creating the eight-hour work day instead of the standard 12 hours, working for equal wages for women, improving safety conditions at work, and seeking to end discrimination in the workplace.

Why Unions Formed

There purpose was formation of unions for the protection of a group of workers/employers against companies.

Examples of Unions

Craft Unions,Company Unions, Industrial Unions

Conditions post formation of unions

History of Unions in WI

The first labor was in Milwaukee, the bricklayers in 1847 and the carpenters were in 1848. Wisconsin first nation was the biggest trade union.

Current state of Union (WI and US)

The current states of unions and the laws and prospectes had a deadline