This Week in Labor History: 1/21 – 1/27 — Be a Seed for Change

Some 10,000 clothing workers strike in Rochester, N.Y., for the 8-hour day, a 10-percent wage increase, union recognition, and extra pay for overtime and holidays. Daily parades were held throughout the clothing district and there was at least one instance of mounted police charging the crowd of strikers and arresting 25 picketers. Six people were […]

via This Week in Labor History: 1/21 – 1/27 — Be a Seed for Change

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