Today in Labor History

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April 11, 1980

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The New York City transit strike ends. 34,000 Transport Workers Union Local 100 members walked off the job on April 1 when contract negotiations failed. In the end, the workers won a contract calling for a 9% raise in the first year and 8% in the second year, along with a cost of living adjustment.

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  1. Thank you for sharing. It is good to remember that concerted community action can lead to positive change, even in America.

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