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Labor History March 27th
Today in Labor History – March 27th
  This day marked the start of the 8-month Northern railway strike in Canada by the IWW. Wobblies picketed employment offices in Vancouver,
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The Store is Back Open
The store is back open, and you will notice all the non-union shirts, mugs and such are gone. You’ll also
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Labor History March 26th
Today in Labor History – March 26th
Two unionized brewers refused to go along, kept producing beer, prospered wildly and induced the Association to capitulate. A contract
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Labor History March 25th
Today in Labor History – March 25th
Coxey’s Army (Common-Wealth Army) headed to Washington DC to demand economic reform. Coxey was a wealthy businessman and Populist who
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Labor History March 24th
Today in Labor History – March 24th
The New York subway workers would go on to found the TWU (Transport Workers Union) in 1934. The TWU established
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Labor History March 23rd
Today in Labor History – March 23rd
101 Wobblies (members of the Industrial Workers of the World, IWW) went on trial in Chicago for opposing World War I. They were tried
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