First Lockout in American Labor History

Submitted by FHMaster on Fri, 01/06/2017 - 20:59

"At the Gloucester shipyards in the 1640s, what Richard Morris calls the "first lockout in American labor history" took place when the authorities told a group of troublesome shipwrights they could not "worke a stroke of worke more.""

Year
1640
Location
Gloucester
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Region
Perpetrator
Victim
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Source
A People's History of the United States