Today in Labor History December 3rd

Labor History December 3rd
Oakland General Strike

Textile strikers won a 10-hour day, Fall River, Massachusetts. – 1866 The San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed an 8-hour ordinance covering all city employees. By early 1868, there were dozens of 8-Hour Leagues in San Francisco, and on February 22, thousands marched in San Francisco to celebrate the passage of a statewide eight-hour law. – … Read more