The Loray Mill strike of 1929 in Gastonia, North Carolina, was a notable strike action in the labor history of the United States. Though largely unsuccessful in attaining its goals of better working conditions and wages, the strike was considered successful in a lasting way; it caused an immense controversy which gave the labor movement momentum in the South.
|Loray Mill strike|
|Date||April 1 – September 14, 1929|
|Goals||Forty-hour workweek, $20 weekly wage, union recognition, no stretch-out system|
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