Shipworkers strike Seattle Construction and Dry Dock Company during December 1915.

  • By Greg Lange
  • Posted 5/09/1999
  • Essay 1105

During December 1915, 500 Seattle boilermakers, shipbuilders, and laborers strike Seattle Construction and Dry Dock Company for an eight-hour day.

The unions received an increase in wages and uniform wage scale but did not get reduced hours.



[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), 235.

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