Today in Labor History – September 24th


The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) were declared illegal in Canada. The ban was lifted in 1919. By 1923, the IWW had several branches in Canada, including the Lumberworkers IU 120 and Marine Transport Workers IU 510 in Vancouver, and an LWIU branch in Cranbrook BC for a total of 5,600 members – 1918

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