2 edition of Mining dispute national strike found in the catalog.
Mining dispute national strike
Trades Union Congress. General Council.
by Trades Union Congress
Written in English
At head of front page: N.C. 10/1. 1925-26.
|Statement||prepared by the Special Industrial Committee of the General Council (constituted on May 1st as the Negotiating Committee).|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||8 leaves ;|
The mining lockout was the biggest British industrial dispute of the 20th century. At the end of April, 1 million miners refused to accept swingeing wage reductions. A hesitant Trades Union Congress called the General Strike in their support but, after nine days of unprecedented solidarity, ignominiously surrendered. and Miners' Strikes. The Miners' Strike was noticeable as it was the first time since that British miners had been on strike. It came about because of disagreements between the miners and the Government over pay; throughout Britain's industry there was a widespread hostility to the Tories' offers of pay.
The strike of was the prelude to a larger drama--the great anthracite coal strike of Restless miners demanded more pay and shorter hours, while the mine operators complained that profits were low, and that the union destroyed discipline. When the owners refused to negotiate with the union, miners appealed to President Roosevelt to. The Long Strike of was the first important open coal dispute in the anthracite coal region of Pennsylvania. Due to the nature of the Molly Maguires, it was also the scene for some of the most violent crimes in labor history. During and after the trials, the local and national press had a field day at the Mollies expense. They compared.
A drift is an a horizontal underground passageway that provides access to mining operations and typically follows along strike of a vein or rock formation. What is the meaning of drilling? In general, drilling is the process of boring a hole in a rock for the purpose of taking rock samples in exploration and for the insertion of explosives in. Roosevelt sent telegrams to the laborers and the operators to hold a meeting with him on October 3 in Washington. At the meeting held at No. 22 Lafayette Square, Baer spoke for the gathered coal operators; John Markle, head of the firm G.B. Markle and Company, for the independent operators; and Mitchell for the laborers.
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The gunfight in downtown Matewan onhad all the elements of a high-noon showdown: on one side, the heroes, a pro-union sheriff and mayor; on the other, the dastardly henchmen of the Author: Lorraine Boissoneault. Obviously, I recall the miners strike from my early days working for my union together with the political and social turmoil that flowed from it.
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See more ideas about Coal mining, Billy elliot and History pins.Industrial Relations Bill, with a national one-day protest strike respected by two million workers, and disruption of newspaper printing. This was followed by a strike at the Ford Motor Company and a strike of postal workers.
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