135 years ago today - Feb 4, 1887

About thirty riveters at Z.C.M.I. Shoe Shop go on strike over a change in work assignments. While not the first collective bargaining strike in Utah, it is the first against a church business. The Deseret News says: "The movements savors too much of the dictatorial style of some of the labor organizations, and should not exist among our people."

[The Mormon Hierarchy - Extensions of Power by D. Michael Quinn, [New Mormon History database (http://bit.ly/NMHdatabase)]]

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