Lockout

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Lockout

  1. 1. • Make predictions about what happened as a result of the 1913 lockout • Confirm or reject these predictions based on factual evidence
  2. 2. What happened as a result of the 1913 lockout?
  3. 3. When did it end? The lockout ended in 1914 Most workers returned to work and signed pledges not to join unions
  4. 4. The principle of union action and workers' solidarity had been firmly established. No future employer would ever try to "break" a union, in the way that Murphy attempted with the ITGWU However….
  5. 5. Improvement of living conditions One of the most important impacts of 1913 was to make people more aware of the urgent need to improve living conditions in Dublin. Prompted by Lady Aberdeen.
  6. 6. The sacrifices of the thousands of workers during the Lockout slowly began to pay off. More attention was paid to improving housing, health, and sanitary conditions. No longer could the wealthy ignore the poverty of their own city.

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