Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Today -100: March 2, 1910: Of union tyranny


In Philadelphia, pretty much the entire city is pressuring the trolley car company to accept arbitration, but it is still refusing. The NYT thinks there won’t be a general strike in Philadelphia, because businesses would take the opportunity to replace their workers with non-union ones and reorganize on an “open shop” basis to escape “union tyranny.”

The Maryland Legislature fails to pass a proposed bill to give women the vote in Baltimore municipal elections.

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