10 biggest strikes in U.S. history

POSTED: 10:21 AM CDT Sep 17, 2012    UPDATED: 09:47 AM CST Feb 02, 2015 

The United Steelworkers union asked union workers at nine U.S. refineries to stop working after a national contract covering dozens of oil facilities expired on Monday. Take a look back at the 10 biggest strikes in U.S. history.

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The United Steelworkers union asked union workers at nine U.S. refineries to stop working after a national contract covering dozens of oil facilities expired on Monday. Take a look back at the 10 biggest strikes in U.S. history.

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