Many major strikes used military personnel during the struggle. Do you think this was fair? Was it ever neutral? Do you think it was ethical? Explain why or why not.
In May 1884, May 1, 1886 was established as the effective date for the eight-hour day. This is the modern origin of May Day. Previous to this class, were you aware of the origin of May Day? What do you think would happen if you initiated a 7-hour work day, or four day work week?