Today in Labor History

Labor history is OUR history

December 11, 1995

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Today in labor history, December 11, 1995:  The first of eleven mass strikes and demonstrations organized to protest the provincial Conservative government’s actions begins today in London, Ontario, as 40,000 union workers in the city participate in a general strike.  Ten more “Days of Action” swept through Ontario and involved broad labor-community coalitions in opposition to Premier Mike Harris’ anti-worker policies.

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