Sunday, November 16, 2014

Today in Labor History

November 16  --  Union Communications Services, Inc.

A county judge in Punxsutawney, Pa., grants an injunction requested by the Clearfield Bituminous Coal Co. forbidding strikers from speaking to strikebreakers, posting signs declaring a strike is in progress, or even singing hymns. Union leaders termed the injunction “drastic” - 1927
The National Football League Players Association ends a 57-day strike that shortened the season to nine games. The players
wanted, but failed to win until many years later, a higher share of gross team revenues - 1982

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