The Battle of 66 Street

Pocklington vs. UFCW Local 280P

by David May

black and white
6” x 9”
96 pages
ISBN 1-55220-016-7

The Battle of 66 Street describes how the Local 280P of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union carried out a labour movement against Peter Pocklington of the Gainers meatpacking plant. The resulting strike was one of the most violent in the history of Alberta.

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