Tentative deal reached in West Coast dockworkers dispute
Some sort of movement appears to be to be imminent in the ongoing negotiations between Longshoremen and ports that have tied up millions of dollars of goods on the West coast for months.
1981 Writers Guild of America strike
The 1981 Writers Guild of America strike was a 3 month strike action taken to establish compensation in the then-new markets of "pay TV" and home video.
1988 Writers Guild of America strike
The 1988 Writers Guild of America strike was a strike action taken by members of both the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) against major United State...
Coal Wars
The Coal Wars, or the Coal Mine Wars, refer to a series of armed labor conflicts in the United States, roughly between 1890 and 1930. Although they occurred mainly in the East, particularly in Appalac...
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Maritime Hotel
74°00′14″W / 40.742423°N 74.003813°W / 40.742423; -74.003813The Maritime Hotel is a luxury boutique hotel located at 363 West 16th Street at Ninth Avenue in the Chelsea neighb...
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Bituminous Coal Strike of 1974
The Bituminous Coal Strike of 1974 was a 28-day national coal strike in the United States led by the United Mine Workers of America, AFL-CIO. It is generally considered a successful strike by the unio...
1926 Passaic Textile Strike
The 1926 Passaic textile strike was a work stoppage by over 15,000 woolen mill workers in and around Passaic, New Jersey over wage issues in several factories in the vicinity. Conducted in its initial...
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Centralia Massacre (Washington)
The Centralia Massacre, also known as the Armistice Day Riot, was a violent and bloody incident that occurred in Centralia, Washington, on November 11, 1919, during a parade celebrating the first anni...
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Waterfront Workers History Project
The Waterfront Workers History Project is a program of the University of Washington, which serves to document the history of workers and unions active on the ports, inland waterways, fisheries, canner...
Strikes! Labor History Encyclopedia for the Pacific Northwest
Strikes! Labor History Encyclopedia of the Pacific Northwest is a clearinghouse of information on the labor history of the region developed by the University of Washington and Professor James N. Grego...
Buffalo riot of 1862
The Buffalo Riot of 1862 was a civil disturbance on the afternoon of August 12, 1862 by Irish and German stevedores against local dock bosses. The rioters demanded increased pay and prevented others ...
Long Depression
The Long Depression was a worldwide economic recession, beginning in 1873 and running through the spring of 1879. It was the most severe in Europe and the United States, which had been experiencing st...
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1960 Writers Guild of America strike
The 1960 Writers Guild of America strike was the second longest writers strike in history. It lasted 20 weeks and 6 days, and just one week less than the 1988 writers strike. The strike agai...
Quincy Public Schools
Quincy Public Schools is a school district that manages schools in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA. The superintendent is Richard DeCristofaro, Sr. It serves a population of approx.93k, of whom approx. 11%...
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Seattle General Strike
The Seattle General Strike of 1919 was a five-day general work stoppage by more than 65,000 workers in the city of Seattle, Washington, which lasted from February 6 to February 11 of that year. Dissat...
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Florida statewide teachers' strike of 1968
The Florida statewide teachers' strike of 1968 was a strike action in the state of Florida in February and March 1968 by teachers and other education workers belonging to the Florida Education Associa...
University of Miami 2006 custodial workers' strike
The University of Miami Justice for Janitors campaign was a nine-week strike lasting from February 28 to May 3, 2006. It featured striking custodial workers at the University of Miami in Coral Gables...
1877 Shamokin Uprising
The 1877 Shamokin uprising occurred when desperation and starvation drove Pennsylvania's railroad workers and miners to join the Great Railroad Strike of 1877, America’s first nationwide strike.
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Pressed Steel Car Strike of 1909
The Pressed Steel Car strike of 1909, also known as the "1909 McKees Rocks strike," was an American labor strike which lasted from July 13 through September 8. The walkout drew national attention when...
Pressed Steel Car Strike of 1909 - Wikipedia