June 26, 1959: The 189-mile-long St. Lawrence Seaway opens, making the Great Lakes accessible to Atlantic shipping. Thousands of laborers toiled for decades to make it happen; indirectly and directly, the Seaway today supports 75,000 jobs in Canada and 150,000 in the U.S.
Apr. 18, 2017 | ECONOMY | [Today], Americans will fulfill our civic duty of paying taxes to a system that is far from perfect or fair, As Congress reportedly is working on a plant reform it, the AFL-CIO has a simple framework for what a serious proposal should include and what should no be included. These are the standards we will judge it by… aflcio.org