Thursday, November 3, 2011

Today in Labor History—November 3

November 3, 1887 – California "Workingman's Party" orator Dennis Kearney was arrested and jailed for two weeks for "incendiary speeches." (From the Daily Bleed)

November 3, 1921 – Striking milk drivers dumped thousands of gallons of milk on New York City streets. (From the Daily Bleed)

November 3, 1943 - A United Mine Workers strike that led to a U.S. government takeover of the mines ended on this date with a contract providing higher pay and other benefits. (From Workday Minnesota)

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