Asked in History, Politics & Society
How did Factory workers improve working conditions?
the union, went on strike
What happened to labor union leaders during the US Civil War strike at the Parrot cannon factory in New York?
In 1863, there was a strike in New York. It was by union members who worked at the Parrot cannon factory. Lincoln ordered the union leaders to be thrown in prison and the strike ended. ...
Asked in Century - 1800s
What would workers do outside of a factory during a strike?
Often, they would picket.
Asked in Labor Unions
What is a major weapon unions have used against factory owners?
The withdrawal of labour, a strike.
Asked in Andrew Carnegie
What did Andrew Carnegie do to keep his factory running during the Homestead PA strike?
He hired strikebreakers and brought in "factory police" to beat or arrest strikers. ...
Asked in History of the United States
What was the primary cause of the homestead strike of 1892?
the factory was mechanizing, which cost workers their jobs. Apex
Asked in Chinese Language and Culture
Why were the first Chinese recruited to come to Boston in 1870?
They were recruited to work in a shoe factory because there was a strike
Asked in Industrial Revolution
What were the methods used by factory workers to gain more rights during industrial revolution?
the factory workers would either, -boycott the factory's products -go on strike -form a union ...
Asked in Fashion
Why don't they sell nice looking clothing for the elderly?
The elderly are free to buy whatever clothing they wish. If you know a lot of elderly people who wear clothing that does not strike you as nice looking, it is because that is the clothing that those elderly people chose to wear, not because no one would sell them nice looking clothing. ...
Asked in Labor Unions
When the trade union movement began in Britain the strike was an illegal action taken against?
Factory owners by union workers
Asked in French Revolution, Industrial Revolution
What were the social and political and economical causes of the industrial revolution?
the factory working conditions were bad. many would go on strike.
Asked in Labor Unions
When the trade union movement began in Britain the strike was an illegal action taken against whom?
factory owners by union workers
Can a factory strike without a union?
Yes, any group of employees with the exception of employees under the Taylor Law (civil service employees ie. police, fire, etc.) You can strike, but it would just be missing work and you can be fired. If you have a union, you can still be fired for going on strike. Example (NWA Aircraft Mechanics) ...
Asked in Manufacturing, Decade - 1920s
During the 1920s did factory workers go on strike because of workers suffering while employers profited?
No factory workers didn't go on strike. Veterans did, they wanted to get their bonus check early because they needed money during the great depression. They went on strike and protested for a while. Then there was a vote to see if they would get their bonus checks. They didn't get them early because voters declined it. Then Hoover sent someone to burn down the camp sight were they protested. People were surprised to see how the veterans were being treated. PS I...
What event led to 90 percent of women clothing worker being organized in New York city?
In 1909 there was a small uprising among garment factory workers. This sparked awareness among all the women working in the clothing industry, and Clara Lemlich rose to speak about the conditions she and other women worked under and demanded an end to talk and the calling of a strike of the entire industry. Their slogan "We'd rather starve quick than starve slow" reflected how fed up women were with their circumstances. ...
Asked in Roman Empire, Ancient Rome
Why did the plebeians strike?
They went on strike for their civil rights. They went on strike for their civil rights. They went on strike for their civil rights. They went on strike for their civil rights. They went on strike for their civil rights. They went on strike for their civil rights. They went on strike for their civil rights. They went on strike for their civil rights. They went on strike for their civil rights. ...
How did trade unions force factory owners to talk to them?
As the industrial ages moved forward, more and more workers came to the cities to work in factories. In nations such as England, France and the US, labor unions were made legal. the unions represented the workers. If company management did not fairly treat its workers, a union could call a strike and then factory owners and the union heads could speak to each other to resolve the strike. ...
Asked in Thunderstorms and Lightning
Does a thunderstorm strike a car does a thunderstorm strike on one place how long does a thunderstorm strike?
A thunderstorm does not strike anything, it is "lightening" that does that. ...