This week’s Labor History Today podcast: A journey down the Working River The UnionDues podcast takes a trip down the River Thames, finding struggles and strikes, insurrection and inspiration.
And, on this week’s Labor History in 2: Striking against privatization in Alberta, Canada.
Last week’s show: One Day More
A county judge in Punxutawney, Pa. grants an injunction requested by the Clearfield Bituminous Coal Co. forbidding strikers from speaking to strikebreakers, posting signs declaring a strike is in progress, or even singing hymns. Union leaders termed the injunction “drastic.” - 1927
The National Football League Players Assn. ends a 57-day strike that shortened the season to nine games. The players wanted, but failed to win until many years later, a higher share of gross team revenues - 1982
- David Prosten