Workers constructing Issaquah to Renton road strike in April 1915.

  • By Greg Lange
  • Posted 5/09/1999
  • HistoryLink.org Essay 1104
During April 1915, 250 men constructing the Issaquah to Renton road refuse to continue working because the pay is below minimum wage and working conditions are poor.

 


Sources: [Washington State] Bureau of Labor, Tenth Biennial Report of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Factory Inspection 1915-1916 (Olympia: Frank M. Lamborn, Public Printer, 1916), 233.

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