List of miners' strikes

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Miners' strikes are when miners conduct strike actions.

Strike Country Region Year(s) Larger movement
African Mine Workers' Strike South Africa Witwatersrand 1946
Alabama Miners' Strike of 1920 United States Alabama 1920 United Mine Workers
Anaconda Road Massacre United States Montana 1920 Industrial Workers of the World
Arizona Copper Mine Strike of 1983 United States Arizona 1983–86
Asbestos Strike of 1949 Canada Quebec 1949
Asturian miners' strike of 1934 Spain Asturias 1934
Asturian miners' strike of 2012 Spain Asturias 2012
Australian coal strike of 1949 Australia New South Wales 1949
Bituminous Coal Strike of 1894 United States Nation-wide 1894 United Mine Workers
Bituminous Coal Strike of 1927 1927
Bituminous Coal Strike of 1974 United States Nation-wide 1974
Bituminous Coal Strike of 1977–1978 United States Nation-wide 1977–78
Broken Hill miners' strike of 1892 Australia New South Wales 1892
Cananea strike Mexico Sonora 1906
Cape Breton coal strike of 1981 Canada Nova Scotia 1981 United Mine Workers
Columbine Mine strike United States Colorado 1927 Coal Wars
Copper Country Strike of 1913–1914 United States Michigan 1913–14
Cripple Creek miners' strike of 1894 United States Colorado 1894
Cripple Creek miners' strike of 1903 United States Colorado 1903–04 Colorado Labor Wars
Jiu Valley miners' strike of 1977 Romania Transylvania 1977
Khewra Salt Mines workers strikes 1849-1930 Pakistan Punjab 1849–1930
Kosovo miners' strike of 1989 Kosovo Kosovska Mitrovica 1989
Leadville Miners' Strike United States Colorado 1896–97
Ludlow strike United States Colorado 1914 Colorado Coalfield War
Lupeni Strike of 1929 Romania Transylvania 1929
Marikana miners' strike South Africa Marikana 2012
Mount Isa Mines Strike of 1964 Australia Queensland 1964–65
Paint Creek-Cabin Creek strike of 1912 United States West Virginia 1912 United Mine Workers
Pennsylvania coal miner's strike of 1902 United States Pennsylvania 1902
South Africa miners' strike of 2007 South Africa Nation-wide 2007
United Mine Workers Coal strike of 1919 United States Nation-wide 1919 United Mine Workers
Upper Peninsula miners' strike of 1865 United States Michigan 1865
UK national coal strike of 1912 United Kingdom Nation-wide 1912
UK miners' strike of 1926 United Kingdom Nation-wide 1926 1926 United Kingdom general strike
UK miners' strike of 1972 United Kingdom Nation-wide 1972
UK miners' strike of 1974 United Kingdom Nation-wide 1974
UK miners' strike of 1984–1985 United Kingdom Nation-wide 1984–85
Waihi miners' strike New Zealand Waihi 1912
Welsh coal strike of 1898 United Kingdom Wales 1898
Westmoreland County coal strike of 1910–1911 United States Pennsylvania 1910–11 United Mine Workers


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