Today in Labor History June 10th

Labor History June 10th
Signing the Equal Pay Act

Unions were legalized in Canada. – 1872 A massive strike by miners occurred in Coeur d’Alenes, Idaho. In order to prevent scabs from working the mines while they were on strike, workers destroyed and seized mines. The strike was broken after the state declared martial law. – 1892 [click_to_tweet tweet=”Miners strike at Coeur d’Alenes, ID, … Read more