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Department
Labour Studies
Course
LABRST 1A03
Professor
David Goutor
Semester
Fall

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The Workers Revolt- Pt.1 Mounting Tension -Spanish Influenza tension after the war is over continues to mound this disease killed more people than the war did (15 million people died) people wore masks, flyers warned people -New Depression big change in the economy, the economy gets worse unemployment goes way up -Government Controls Growing Strike Wave one of the biggest strike waves in labour Canadian history 1 in 4 people were on strike the scale of the strike wave further frightens a lot of people in some cases there are workers striking even when their labour unions tell them not to, and this really frightens people strikes happen in the west, Maritimes and central Ontario -Shop-Floor Anger Western Canada Labour Conference March 1919 talk about industrial unionism find a lot of support established a platform start making more plans for the one big union openly taking on the ideas of the IWW by the spring of 1919 Canadian employees, elites are greatly concerned Plans for the OBU the one big union never fully takes shape you see it growing, people calling themsel
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