TITLE

THIS WEEK IN LABOR HISTORY

PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Southern Illinois Labor Tribune;1/24/2013, Vol. 76 Issue 24, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on several events related to labor history of the U.S. including strike in a steel plant on January 21, 1946, increment in wages for laborers in the U.S. on January 24, 1952 and winning of a two day sit-down strike at the Brooklyn electric plant on January 26, 1937.
ACCESSION #
85234395

 

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