Some articles on strikes, strike:
... In June 1886, the union led a strike against the Oceanic Steamship Company ... In 1901, the union participated in a San Francisco strike of over 20,000 men to oppose an open shop initiative by employers. 1, 1906, the union participated in a successful strike for better wages and working conditions ...
Famous quotes containing the word strikes:
“As if paralyzed by the national fear of ideas, the democratic distrust of whatever strikes beneath the prevailing platitudes, it evades all resolute and honest dealing with what, after all, must be every healthy literatures elementary materials.”
—H.L. (Henry Lewis)
“There are two births: the one when light
First strikes the new awakened sense;
The other when two souls unite,
And we must count our life from thence,
When you loved me and I loved you,
Then both of us were born anew.”
—William Cartwright (16111643)
“You have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. But I say to you, Do not resist an evildoer. But if anyone strikes you on the right cheek, turn the other also; and if anyone wants to sue you and take your coat, give your cloak as well...”
—Bible: New Testament, Matthew 5:38-40.