Today in Labor History: October 12

Company guards kill at least eight miners who are attempting to stop scabs, Virden, Ill. Six guards are also killed, and 30 persons wounded – 1898

Fourteen miners killed, 22 wounded at Pana, Ill. – 1902

Some 2,000 workers demanding union recognition close down dress manufacturing, Los Angeles – 1933

More than one million Canadian workers demonstrate against wage controls – 1976
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