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Labor Union Benefits

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If being a worker in the late 1800s/early 1900s and had to choose a labor union I would go with the Knights of labor. For the reasons of how they explain the type of labor union this is that it is a very equality based. Same pay and same benefits as well as same hours as everyone else that is working in that area. Including the idea of the health and safety being provided to workers that are in the mining, manufacturing etc. is a great help if someone is injured during the working hours and the labor union would assist with that. “ To secure for both sexes equal pay for equal work” (Knights of labor 1878) To have same pay as everyone else makes it better to have because you don’t want to working for long hours and not get the right amount

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