10 biggest strikes in U.S. history

POSTED: 11:21 AM Sep 17 2012   UPDATED: 10:27 AM Oct 22 2013

With transit workers in California's Bay Area returning to work, ending a strike that paralyzed the nation's fifth-largest train system, take a look back at the 10 biggest strikes in U.S. history.

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9. 1970 U.S. Postal Service strike -- This strike started in New York City but spread to 210,000 postal workers nationwide in March 1970 over increased dissatisfaction with wages, working conditions, benefits and management. Their demands were largely met after mail delivery came to a near standstill.

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