Railroad workers

The US celebrates Labor Day because of a bloody railroad clash over 100 years ago that left 30 people dead and cost $80 million in damages

The US celebrates Labor Day because of a bloody railroad clash over 100 years ago that left 30 people dead and cost $80 million in damages
http://www.businessinsider.com/labor-day-history-2017-8?r=UK&IR=T

Áine Cain
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Fighting in Chicago spiraled out of control and cost 30 people their lives. Wikimedia Commons

• Labor Day became a federal holiday in 1894, after the Pullman strike.

• The bloody strike led to 30 deaths and millions of dollars in damage.

Free Korean Railroad Worker Lee Jin-young Petitioning Human Rights Department, Ministry of Justice, Republic of Korea Free Lee Jin-young!

Free Korean Railroad Worker Lee Jin-young Petitioning Human Rights Department, Ministry of Justice, Republic of Korea Free Lee Jin-young!
Petitioning Human Rights Department, Ministry of Justice, Republic of Korea Free Lee Jin-young!
Free Lee Jin-Young of Labor Books Now!!!
Joint Action against the Oppression on Labor Books under National Security Law

Free Korean Railroad Worker Lee Jin-young Petitioning Human Rights Department, Ministry of Justice, Republic of Korea Free Lee Jin-young!

Free Korean Railroad Worker Lee Jin-young Petitioning Human Rights Department, Ministry of Justice, Republic of Korea Free Lee Jin-young!
Petitioning Human Rights Department, Ministry of Justice, Republic of Korea Free Lee Jin-young!
Free Lee Jin-Young of Labor Books Now!!!
Joint Action against the Oppression on Labor Books under National Security Law

Japan JR East begins decontaminating tracks in areas affected by nuclear crisis despite dangerous levels of radiation

Japan JR East begins decontaminating tracks in areas affected by nuclear crisis despite dangerous levels of radiation
http://mainichi.jp/english/english/newsselect/news/20150821p2a00m0na0020...

Labor Musicians Sing Out At Richmond, CA Railroad Meeting

Labor Musicians Sing Out At Richmond, CA Railroad Meeting
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6aSAQGJvkQ
J.P. Wright, a railroad worker and co-chair of Railroad Workers United RWU and Leith Kahl, a Seattle longshoreman played labor music during a break at a railroad workers conference in Richmond California on March 14, 2015.
For more of their music:
J.P. Wright
www.railroadmusic.org
Leith Kahl

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