MILL WORKERS STAGE WALKOUT STRIKE Mill workers in Fall River, Massachusetts stage a huge walkout on their jobs then proceed to take their places in a picket line to prevent traffic to and from their workplaces. Local police move in to keep the peace.
SIT-DOWN STRIKES HIT PA HOSIERY MILLS Hosiery mills in Berks County, Pennsylvania feel the sting of sit-down strikes as hundreds of workers protest working wages and conditions at various factories. Loved ones smuggle supplies to those inside while others who are locked out content themselves with picketing.
"OPM" PLAN ENDS STEEL STRIKE National defense orders, menaced by a strike of Bethlehem Steel workers, are resumed 39 hours after pickets are thrown around the plant. Strikers and police clash, but a 3-point plan by the Office of Production Management ends the disastrous tie-up.
NATIONAL GUARD ARRIVE IN YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO National Guard troops arrive in Youngstown, Ohio after the Governor declares martial law during the steel strike. Some of the people greet the guardsmen enthusiastically but the union workers are less than thrilled.
LABOR STRIKES Thousands of workers quit as wave of labor strikes spreads. Teamsters in Akron, Ohio halt mild deliveries. Garment workers in Kansas City, Missouri and Boston, Massachusetts picket shops and factories. In New York City, striking elevator operators cheer their leaders as their walkout continues.
Date: 1936 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:02:21:00, No Audio
CIVIL SERVANTS ON STRIKE IN CANADA Public Service Alliance of Canada members on strike outside of the Scarborough Town Centre in Ottawa, Canada. The protesters stand in front of the building carrying picket signs.
Date: October 12, 2004 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:10:00, No Audio
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