Thursday, February 20, 2014

Today in Labor History

Rally for unemployed becomes major confrontation in Philadelphia, 18 arrested for demanding jobs - 19082014.02.17history-nycityhall-protest
Thousands of women march to New York’s City Hall demanding relief from exorbitant wartime food prices. Inflation had wiped out any wage gains made by workers, leading to a high level of working class protest during World War I - 1917
United Mine Workers settle 10-month Pittston strike in Virginia, Kentucky and West Virginia - 1990

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