Textile workers' strike (1934)
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The textile workers' strike of 1934 was the largest strike in the labor history of the United States at the time, involving 400,000 textile workers from New England, the Mid-Atlantic states and the U.S. Southern states, lasting twenty-two days.
|Textile workers strike|
|Caused by||Stretch-outs, reduction in real wages, retaliation|
|Goals||Union recognition in the South, a minimum wage of $20 a week, reinstatement of workers fired for union activity|
|Resulted in||Defeat of the union|
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