Seattle restaurant waiters numbering 1,000 strike for a six-day week on June 1, 1907.
On June 1, 1907, 1,000 members of the Seattle Waiters Union No. 239 strike all union restaurants in the city. They demand reducing the work week from seven days to six days. Within a few days the strike ends with the owners acceding to union demands.
- By Greg Lange
- Posted 5/05/1999
- HistoryLink.org Essay 1081
[Washington] Bureau of Labor, Sixth Biennial Report of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Factory Inspection 1907-1908 (Olympia: C.W. Gorham, Public Printer, 1908), 47.
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