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May 19, 2019

On This Day in 2004
Twelve Starbucks baristas in a midtown Manhattan store, declaring they couldn’t live on $7.75 an hour, signed cards demanding representation by the Industrial Workers of the World, or Wobblies.
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The 30 Largest Worker Strikes in America
Posted On: May 07, 2019
May 7, 2019 | STRIKES | American labor unions in recent years have made headlines by striking to demand better pay and working conditions. Teachers unions in at least seven states went on strike in 2018 and 2019. There are over half a million teachers union members, as teaching has one of the highest rates of union membership among professions. The largest of those strikes, which took place over six days in Arizona, resulted in 486,000 idle days for those on strike. In comparison, each of the 30 largest worker strikes in American history resulted in at least 1 million idle days… USA Today

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    "The essence of trade unionism is social uplift. The labor movement has been the haven for the dispossessed, the despised, the neglected, the downtrodden, the poor."
~A. Philip Randolph, civil rights leader and founder of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters




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