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Department
History
Course
HISB41H3
Professor
Danny Azoulay
Semester
Winter

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Knights of Labour THE RISE OF LABOUR MILITANCY 19001919Profiteers Conscription of wealth REGIONAL DISCONTENTDominion Labour PartyThe Maritimes Rights MovementsTradesLabour CongressClass Protest TLC19191921 Rose up like never before to challenge theIndustrial Unions ruling classSyndicalismDemanded fundamental rightsProhibition Bolsheviks IWW J S WoodsworthWinnipeg General Strike Salem BlandWhat didnt happen Revolutionary change seen withinTradesLabour Council reach but never came to be WinnipegGrowing Militancy Form Unions to go on strike and toCitizens Committee adopt more radical goals more violent methods toProletarian Revolution achieve goalsInfluenzaWages were low to keep up to living expenses Working Conditions unhealthyNo employment insuranceBecause they were unskilled they could be easier replaced by machines or immigrants disposableStrong Employment Resistance did not negotiated with labour members fired workers if joined unions crushed strikes by importing immigrant workers
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