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Labor History April 14th
Today in Labor History – April 14th
More than 100 Mexican and Filipino farm workers were arrested for union activities in Imperial Valley, California. Eight were convicted
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Labor History April 13th
Today in Labor History – April 13th
The Great Northern rail strike began in Helena, Montana, spreading to St. Paul within a few days. The strike was
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Labor History April 12th
Today in Labor History – April 12th
A group of “puddlers”,  craftsmen who manipulate pig iron to create steel, met in a Pittsburgh bar and formed The
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Labor History April 11th
Today in Labor History – April 11th
Frank Norman, who had the gall to organize all citrus workers regardless of their race, was kidnapped from his home
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Labor History April 10th
Today in Labor History – April 10th
133 people, mostly women and girls, were killed when an explosion in the loading room tore apart the Eddystone Ammunition
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Labor history April 9th
Today in Labor History – April 9th
The United States Supreme Court ruled in Bunting v. Oregon, upholding Oregon’s 1913 state law that prescribed a ten-hour workday
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