Labor Strikes Timeline

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Harlan County War Strike

1931 - 1939

It was a serious of coal mining related strikes, bombings, executions. Coal miners wanted better working conditions and better wages.

Century Airlines pilots' strike

1932

They wanted the company owner to cut wages by up to 40%.
The strike laster for two months.

Minneapolis Teamsters Strike

1934 - 1936

It was a strike of Teamsters against the trucking companies operating Minneapolis.

Pacific Northwest Luber Strike

1935

It was an industry-wide labor strike lasting for only three and a half months. It was organized by the Northwest Council of Sawmill and Timber Workers' Union.

Flint SIt-Down Strike

1936 - 1937

It was againt the General Motors that changed the United Automobile Workers from the industry into a major labor union.

Berkshire Knitting MIlls Strike

1936 - 1937

It was made by the American Federation of Hosiery Workers. It was an unsuccesful strike lasting thirteen months. It was the world's largest hosiery mill in Reading, Pennsylvania.

Little Steel Strike

1937 - 1942

It was a strike made by the Steel Workers Organizing Committe. It was one of the most violent strikes of the 1930s

Loray Mill Strike

This strike started on April 1st, 1929 and ended on June 7th, 1929. The people who went on strike didn't like the working conditions and wanted forty-hour work week and wanted a minimum of $20 weekly wage.

Loray Mill Strike

1929 - 1930

This strike started on April 1st, 1929 and ended on June 7th, 1929. The people who went on strike didn't like the working conditions and wanted forty-hour work week and wanted a minimum of $20 weekly wage.