On November 13, 1986, the Filipino labor leader Rolando Olalia was assassinated by military officers infuriated by the loss of dictator Ferdinand Marcos and their belief that the labor movement.
On November 11, 1978, President Jimmy Carter vetoed HR 9937, which prohibited US trade negotiators from reducing textile tariffs. This typically terrible decision by the Carter administration on issues of.
On October 30, 1962, 13 members of United Steelworkers of America Local 2401, working with Herbert Hill, one of the top officials in the NAACP, filed a decertification petition over.
On October 26, 2005, the European Court of Human Rights decided in the case of a domestic laborer from Togo named Siwa-Akofa Siliadin in her case against her French employers,.
On October 18, 1861, the Phulaguri Uprising began in Assam, modern-day India. This was a revolt against the British control over Indian workers in the aftermath of the 1857 Indian.
On October 17, 1945, a huge demonstration of workers in the Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires, Argentina, came together to demand the release of Colonel Juan Perón, recently arrested.
On September 22, 1910, Chicago garment workers walked off the job. This strike not only was one of the key garment worker strikes of the era, but also started the.
On September 16, 1920, a bomb went off on Wall Street at 12:01 PM. It killed thirty people and seriously injured 143. Almost certainly the work of extremist Italian anarchists.