A labor strike is a voluntary suspension of work, collectively agreed upon and executed by workers in defense of common demands. Common causes of labor strikes throughout American history have included dismal and dangerous working conditions, low wages, hiring discrimination, long and strenuous hours, stretching the workforce too thin, and violating workers’ rights to unionize.

This infographic by YourLawyer.com looks at 20 of the largest strikes in American history

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The 20 Largest Strikes in American History

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