Today's Labor History
This week's Labor History Today podcast: Eugene Debs founds the American Railway Union and, later, is jailed for opposing war; Mark Dudzic on the founding of the U.S. Labor Party, plus the Labor History Object of the Week.
Fifty thousand members of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen employed in meatpacking plants walk off their jobs; demands include equalization of wages and conditions throughout U.S. plants - 1904
Major League Baseball strike begins, forces cancellation of 713 games. Most observers blamed team owners for the strike: they were trying to recover from a court decision favoring the players on free agency - 1981
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