Call of the Wild

social science

why did workers gain so little from the strikes in the 1800s and early 1900s?

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Unions were not yet as organized. Employers could use the old divide and conquer way of easily splitting unions up. Unions were also under funded because people really had no money. Cheap unskilled labour was so easy to find that unions had trouble asserting themselves.