• Creator
  • Central Labor Council of Seattle and Vicinity
  • Created Date
  • 1919
  • Description
  • Excerpt from the "Proceedings of the Central Labor Council: March 3, 1915 to May 25, 1921". These are the minutes of the Seattle Central Labor Council's meeting on January 29, 1919. The minutes list the communications received from many individuals and organizations on a wide array of issues, including a request from the Millwrights that, in the event of a general strike, all unionists pledge to remain out until "all grievances of Unions are s... more
    Excerpt from the "Proceedings of the Central Labor Council: March 3, 1915 to May 25, 1921". These are the minutes of the Seattle Central Labor Council's meeting on January 29, 1919. The minutes list the communications received from many individuals and organizations on a wide array of issues, including a request from the Millwrights that, in the event of a general strike, all unionists pledge to remain out until "all grievances of Unions are settled", which is tabled indefinitely after much discussion. A letter is read from William Short, President of the State Federation of Labor, calling for "aid for relief of Armenians and Syrians", which is referred to the Seattle Union Record. After listing the week's bills and the new delegates submitting their credentials, the minutes note that a special order is made to consider the "proposed Criminal Syndicalist Bill", which is severely criticized -- the Council votes unanimously to call for a referendum to overturn it. Much of the... less
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    Scanned from original text or image at 150 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2011