Tag: strikes

Women on Holiday

Although International Women’s Day may not be a holiday as recognizable as Christmas or New Year’s Eve, in the early 1900s it had an enormous impact on long-term social developments in Russia. Observance of International Women’s Day began on February 28, 1909 in New York. It was in remembrance for the historic 1908 International Ladies’ […]

Strikes and Unemployment

  Between the years 1900 and 1903, the period of industrial depression caused many bankruptcies and the employment rate decreased drastically. The employees and the ones who lost their jobs became uncontrollable. Workers began organizing strikes. The strikes began in the year 1902 by the railroad shop workers in the towns Rostov-on-Don and in Vladikavkaz. […]