Today in Labor History

Labor history is OUR history

September 27, 1893

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The International Typographical Union strikes the Los Angeles Times and begins a boycott that runs until 1908.  In 1903, the ITU persuaded William Randolph Hearst to start a rival paper, the Los Angeles Examiner.  The ITU kept up the fight into the 1920s, but the Los Angeles Times remained non-union and anti-labor.

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