Today in Labor History March 27th

Labor History March 27th
Mother Jones

Mother Jones was ordered to leave Colorado, where state authorities accused her of “stirring up” striking coal miners. – 1904 This day marked the start of the 8-month Northern railway strike in Canada by the IWW. Wobblies picketed employment offices in Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco, Tacoma and Minneapolis in order to block the hiring of scabs. – 1912 … Read more

Today in Labor History – March 27th

Labor History March 27th
Mother Jones

Mother Jones Mother Jones was ordered to leave Colorado, where state authorities accused her of “stirring up” striking coal miners. – 1904 This day marked the start of the 8-month Northern railway strike in Canada by the IWW. Wobblies picketed employment offices in Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco, Tacoma and Minneapolis in order to block the hiring of scabs. – … Read more