March 2017 Issue
March 03, 2017

RESOURCES FOR U

Source: NYSUT United

Free poster celebrates labor pioneer

Poster graph: NYSUT celebrates Women’s History Month — March — with a free poster highlighting Kate Mullany, an Irish immigrant who organized the nation’s first sustained female labor union, the Collar Laundry Union in Troy in 1864.NYSUT celebrates Women's History Month with a free poster highlighting Kate Mullany, an Irish immigrant who organized the nation's first sustained female labor union, the Collar Laundry Union in 1864 in Troy. As president, she led a successful six-day strike to increase wages and improve working conditions. She was later elected second vice president of the National Labor Union, the first woman to hold the post. Mullany was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 2000, and the International Labor Hall of Fame in 2016.

You can download printable posters at www.nysut.org/posters or order via email at orders@nysutmail.org. Reference Project No. 516_17 and include your name, mailing address, number of copies needed and a contact phone number.

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