The Great Postal Strike: Talk by labor activist David Welsh.


October 18, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
OutofLine Social Space (near Adeline & 45th)
4375 Adeline Street
Oakland,CA 94607

The Great 1970 Postal Strike, which shut down the mail system throughout the United States for the better part of a week.

This biggest Wildcat Strike in US history resulted in big gains for postal workers – from poverty-level job to a decent job. What were the conditions that gave rise to the strike? What are the lessons for today? Talk by postal union activist David Welsh, and a short film about the 1970 Postal Strike.


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