In March of 1913, the records indicate that J. J. Foley was President of Local 455. In 1913, the unions struggled to have a strong identity. One of the accomplishments for which the unions were successful, along with the help of the Democratic Labor Party, was the creation of the first things they did was establish the minimum wage law. Another significantly important bill passed by the state Legislature was the Workers Compensation Bill to protect people who were injured on the job.


1904 – 2021    Celebrating 117 Years