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  Strikes
What is a strike?
Why do workers go on strike?
Wildcat strikes
What are trade unions?
What are pickets?
Famous strikes in UK history

 
Actors recreate a scene from the miners' strike Famous strikes in UK history
The General Strike, 1926

This lasted for nine days during which nearly all of the UK stopped running.

It was held to support coal miners.

The Miners' Strike, 1984

This was a long and bitter strike held because workers were to lose jobs in the coal industry.


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