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July 17, 1958
The death of a missile mechanic at Cape Canaveral sparked a successful 4-day walkout that won improved local health and safety programs.

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Uber Drivers Stage Mass Strike Ahead of IPO
Posted On: May 08, 2019
May 8, 2019 | COLLECTIVE ACTION | The drivers whose time and labor have positioned insiders to cash out when Uber goes public on Thursday are on strike, a day before the firm’s big stock exchange debut. Drivers across New York City — including those who work for Uber’s competitors, such as Lyft — are turning off their ride-hailing apps for two hours on Wednesday morning, ahead of a planned 1:00 pm rally at those firms’ New York offices. In Los Angeles, the call is for a 24-hour logout scheduled to begin overnight Tuesday and punctuated with rolling rallies at the city’s biggest airport. Drivers in Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, Minneapolis, and San Francisco are making a similar push to choke Uber and Lyft’s service offerings for significant chunks of time… Think Progress
 
 
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