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10 biggest strikes in U.S. history

POSTED: 11:21 AM Sep 17 2012   UPDATED: 11:39 AM Sep 04 2014

Arrests began early Thursday morning outside a busy McDonald's in New York City as thousands of fast-food workers coast to coast put down their burger flippers and picked up picket signs in a national strike that included civil disobedience as the workers rally for $15 minimum wages and the right to form a union without retaliation. Take a look back at the 10 biggest strikes in U.S. history.

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Arrests began early Thursday morning outside a busy McDonald's in New York City as thousands of fast-food workers coast to coast put down their burger flippers and picked up picket signs in a national strike that included civil disobedience as the workers rally for $15 minimum wages and the right to form a union without retaliation. Take a look back at the 10 biggest strikes in U.S. history.

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