Remembering the Railway Shopmen’s Strike and What’s the State of Current Rail Negotiations?

In 1922 Railway shopworkers went on strike against wage cuts and union busting in the largest and most violent rail strike of the 20th Century. This week on the Heartland Labor Forum, we’ll mark the centennial of the Railway Shopmen’s Strike then talk about the current rail negotiations that have dragged on for two years with no raise for workers. The carriers still want to one-man crews on a train.  Plus Workers Memorial Day and the Starbucks SIP-IN.

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