Today in Labor History – July 18th

Labor History July 18th

Hospital Workers in Charleston, South Carolina The Brotherhood of Telegraphers began an unsuccessful three-week strike against the Western Union Telegraph Company. – 1883 35,000 Chicago stockyard workers went on strike. – 1919 African-American hospital workers won a113-day union recognition strike in Charleston, South Carolina. – 1969 Visit the Voices of Labor Online Store