The article to the right deals primarily with the struggle of Brooklyn Railroad workers whose company violates the 10-hour law. 

Toward the end, the article touches upon a recurring problem within labor:  the tension between unions in their approaches to labor issues.

The Brooklyn Central Labor Union, according to the article, plans to expel the Tailor’s Progressive Union from membership, at least in part, because the Tailor’s Union appears to have socialist or communist sympathies.


New York Times 11/29/1887