The 10 Biggest Strikes In U.S. History

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10 Biggest Strikes In U.S. History

The ability to strike has long been a negotiation tool for many American workers and labor unions. Throughout the country’s history, American workers in a variety of fields have held strikes demanding higher pay, more manageable work hours, better contracts and benefits and improved working conditions. Most recently, fast food workers from various establishments across the country have been making the headlines, as they strike demanding higher than minimum wage pay. For the time being their walk-out numbers don’t come close to those that make up the top ten biggest strikes in U.S. history. These strikers, whose numbers reached the hundreds of thousands, each had varying degrees of success. Here’s a look at their efforts. (For more, see: Is Striking The Best Option?)

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