Today in Labor History: June 8; Cool Labor Site

Today in Labor History: June 82015.06.08-history-machinists.strike2
Some 35,000 members of the Machinists union begin what is to become a 43-day strike—the largest in airline history—against five carriers. The mechanics and other ground service workers wanted to share in the airlines’ substantial profits – 1966
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