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At nine o'clock on Wednesday morning, January 11, a worker at the main tool-and-die-making plant of the Briggs Manufacturing Company was told by his foreman to step into the office and receive a wage cut. Instead, the worker went to the head of his shop committee and then, along with the other workers in his department, from floor to floor, announcing that a strike against wage cuts had been called.  >>more...>>

Title:     The Detroit Strike
Author:    Romer, Samuel
Publication:     The Nation
Date:     February 15, 1933

Publisher:     The Nation
Type:     Article

Listed Under:
Automobile Industry
Detroit, Michigan
Labor Unions
Permissions:     Permission granted for non-commercial, educational purposes by The Nation

Notes:     Vol. 136, No. 3528, p. 167.