Union Activity in the US

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Labor uprising

1619

Polish caused first uprising

Boston Carpenters on strike

1825

Fought for 10 hour work days

Overturn of national industrial recovery act

1835

FDRs attempted at business's organizing prices

Federal work day reduced to 10

1840

Van Buren signed off march 31

New Hampshire

1847

First state to fix 10 hour work days

PA child labor law

1848

Cannot be under 12

Molly Maguires

1862

Irish minors known for violent strikes

NLU

1866 - 1873

First organized union

8 hour work day

1868

Knights of labor

1869

Uriah Stephens

New parties

1876

Workings men's party: socialist labor party
Greenback party

Great Rr Strike

February 1877

Martinsburg, WV

Halted movement of all Rr

July 1877

AFoL

1881

Excepted capitalism

IWPA

1883

Haymarket Riot

1887

7 defendants 5 executed

United Mine Workers

1890

Homestead Strikep

July 1892

Pittsburgh steel strike

Anathracite Coal Strike

1902

Wanted 20% raise got 10%
TR stepped in to mediate

Danbury Hatters Case

1908

Work place sued people on strike

National Labor Relations Act

1935

Taft Hartley Labor Act

June 1947

Curbed strikes

Nationwide Air Traffic Strike

3 August 1981

Reagan fires all controllers in 1 day
Brings army in to take over controls