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Strikes and lockouts

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View Resource Bisbee Deportation of 1917

In response to a strike called by the IWW among copper miners in the town of Bisbee, Arizona in 1917, local businessmen and law enforcement illegally rounded up over 1,100 striking workers, herded them into boxcars, and transported them over the Mexican border where they were abandoned. Created and maintained by the University of Arizona, this fine Web exhibit offers a wealth of primary and...
View Resource Seattle Newspaper Strike Intensifies

On Monday, officials of the Pacific Northwest Newspaper Guild, which represents the striking workers of the Seattle Times and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, announced they would seek an injunction from the National Labor Relations Board against the Times to cease from what the Guild describes as "threats, intimidation and interfering with employee rights." This action is the latest development in...