Today in Labor History

Labor history is OUR history

July 11, 1983


A nine-year strike begins at the Ohio Crankshaft Division of Park-Ohio Industries in Cleveland, Ohio, over wages and benefits.  Despite scabs, arrests, and firings, UAW Local 91 members hung on and ratified a contract in 1992 with the company (under new management) that featured company-funded health and retirement benefits, as well as pay increases.


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