Today's Labor History
Slave revolt led by Nat Turner begins in Southampton County, Va. - 1831
In defiance of the Police Commissioner’s issuance of an order barring officers from being in a union, 800 Boston police officers meet to install the officers of their newly-formed local. After the Commissioner began firing union leaders, police officers voted 1,134 to 2 to strike and on September 9, most of the Boston police department walked off the job - 1919
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