Founding of Grand National Consolidated Trades Union

The Grand National Consolidated Trades Union was founded in 1833 by Robert Owen, a Welsh manufacturer. Continue reading

Robert Owen Improved Factory Mill Work Conditions

Robert Owen, Welsh socialist ran a testae mill factory based on humanitarian principles in New Lanark Mills near Manchester, England in 1799. Continue reading

Ancient Egyptians Go on Strike

First recorded workers strike took place in Thebes, Egypt in 1700 BCE Continue reading

A law requiring doctors to report cases of occupational disease

Enacted in Britain in 1895, this law requiring doctors to report cases of occupational disease, the records of the reports were maintained by the office of the chief inspector of factories. Continue reading