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Today in Labour History

1979 Iran The Shah of Iran flees into exile after months of protests which included strikes by unions and leftwing groups.[more]

1997 India Trade union leader, Dutta Samant was assassinated. He had led 300,000 mill workers in a year-long strike in 1982 in Mumbai.

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