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Labor Strikes at Bingham

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This page was last updated on June 22, 2022.

Overview

Labor strikes at Bingham were regular events at Bingham, both under Utah Copper and Kennecott.

There were 12 strikes between 1951 and 1980. (Larry Osoro)

Timeline

1908

"a few days"

1912

August-September

1943

"three short strikes in Ore Delivery Department"

July

1946

January-June -- (mine and mills) Five months (153 days)

1947

October-November -- (mine and mills; B&G employees) 37 days

1948-1949

October 1948-February 1949 -- (mine and mills; B&G employees) 104 days

1950 (Lark)

July

1951

July (at Asarco Garfield smelter)

August-September (KCC mine and mills) -- Six days

1952

April (at Asarco Garfield smelter) -- Five days

1953

March-April (at Asarco Garfield smelter) -- Two days, and five days

1954

August -- 16 days

1955

July-August -- 47 days

1959-1960

August 1959 to January 1960 -- Six months (173 days)

1961

August-September -- 23 days

1964

July-September -- 72 days

1967-1968

July 15, 1967 to March 29, 1968 -- Nine months (258 days)

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