Labor History in 2:00

February 10 - Solidarity at the Gate

February 10, 2020

On this day in Labor History the year was 1971.  That was the day that is known in Great Britain as the Battle of Saltley Gate. 30,000 Birmingham engineers had walked out in solidarity with a strike by the National Union of Mineworkers. The miners were taking a stand against austerity pay.  

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