Andrew Carnegie turned over management to a wealthy man Henry Clay Frick.
Andrew abolished the the "Sliding Scale" which would raise the workers pay based on the current price of steal.
Charged of Murder and Treason
The union made an attempt to organize a deal with Mr.Carnegie he refused.
The workers were done and started a strike Frick sent a couple boats full of strike breakers and armed men. The workers were waiting along shore when the boat was in sight they opened fire killing a few of Frick's men, the Militia had to break up the strike.
Authorities charged strike leaders with murder and 160 other strikers with lesser crimes. The workers entire work committee also was arrested for treason, as well as all strike leaders were blacklisted,
Andrew successfully swept unions out of Homestead and Carnegie Steel remain nonunion for the next 40 years.