Winnipeg General Strike pt 2
Updated: 11/5/2018
Winnipeg General Strike pt 2
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  • Union and non-union workers joined the strike to protest the government and fight for workers' rights, also shutting down the city and inspiring sympathy strikes in other cities.
  • This is all wet!
  • Our working conditions are unacceptable!
  • Six hour workdays!
  • Higher wages!
  • Stop this bunk!
  • The protest turned into a riot, causing police to fire at protesters, earning it the name "Bloody Saturday"
  • Everybody scram!
  • Workers had to return to work very shortly after the strike
  • Although immediate action was not taken, the strike drew attention that eventually lead to workers getting the rights they protested for.
  • Woohoo!
  • This is the bee's knees!
  • Just wait until I tell my wife!
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