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In England, London's journeymen tailors begin a lengthy work stoppage over pay.

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04/28/1867

In a year that had already seen labor disputes, notably on the railways, as the British economy continued to contract, London's journeymen tailors began a two month complete work stoppage over the method of calculating their wages. Despite support and assistance from other working men's groups, including the tailors of Paris across the English Channel, the strikers were forced eventually to concede to their employers' demands.  (By John Osborne)

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"Chronicle of Remarkable Occurences in 1867", The Annual Register or a View of the History and Politics of the Year 1867 (London: F. & J. Rivington, 1868), 50-51.

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