Today in labour history

Today in Labour History

1913 Belgium the parliament of Belgium meets against the backdrop of a huge general strike for universal suffrage[more]

1970 United States of America A white foreman at a Chrysler plant in Detroit threatened to murder a black worker. When the worker complained Chrysler sacked him. 1,000 workers, white and black, walked out on strike in protest until management backed down.

1989 China The first student protest in Tiananmen Square occur as wreaths are laid in honour of Hu Yaobang

2010 Spain All professional footballers in Spain went on strike in support of colleagues who had not been paid by the football clubs which employed them.

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Tuesday 16 April 2024, 19:09:20

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