Labor History in 2:00

March 27 - Strike on the Canadian Northern

March 27, 2019

On this day in Labor History the year was 1912. Between six and seven thousand workers walked off the job, on strike against the Canadian Northern Railway.  Their issues included low pay, worker safety, and the poor quality of food and housing provided by the railroad. 

 

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