Labor Movement

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  • Taking a Stand

    26 Philadelphia craftsmen jointly resolved to not engage to work for any printing establishment in this city or county under the sum of $6.00 per week
  • Walkout Strike

    Several unions simultaneously staged a walkout in one of the nation's first "general strikes."
  • Earliest Strikes

    most violent strikes in the US were "organizing strikes," waged primarily to obtain union recognition
  • Andrew Carnegie's Essay

    Steel Magnate Andrew Carnegie published a popular essay defending workers' right to organize into unions.
  • Pullman Strike

    Pullman Strike was broken
  • Government Neutral Position

    Between 1900 and 1925, the government softened its anti-labor stance to a more neutral position.