A battle between the Militia and striking miners at Dunnville, Colo.
ended with six union members dead and 15 taken prisoner. Seventy-nine
of the strikers were deported to Kansas two days later – 1904
Spectator mine disaster kills 168, Butte, Mont. – 1917
35,000 members of the Machinists union begin what is to become a 43-day
strike – the largest in airline history – against five carriers. The
mechanics and other ground service workers wanted to share in the
airlines’ substantial profits - 1966
The earliest recorded strike by Chinese immigrants to the U.S.
occurred when stonemasons brought to San Francisco to build the
three-story Parrott granite building – made from Chinese prefabricated
blocks -- struck for higher pay - 1852
New York City drawbridge tenders, in a dispute with the state over
pension issues, leave a dozen bridges open, snarling traffic in what the
Daily News described as "the biggest traffic snafu in the city's history" - 1971
SOURCE: Union Communications Services, Inc.