by TrekMovie.com Staff
In the US today is Labor Day, a day which can be traced back to unions giving a day off for working citizens. Throughout the history of Trek, many episodes dealt with giving workers a break and other issues related to the toils of the worker, and so today we take a look at those Treks with labor.
TrekMovie’s picks for the top ‘labor’ related episodes of each series (and the movies).
The Original Series – “The Cloud Minders“
Long before Han Solo visited his old buddy Lando in Bespin, Captain Kirk took a trip to Stratos, a cloud city involved in mining. Both Kirk and Spock argued for the plight of the ‘Troglyte’ workers and eventually took up their cause to fight for their rights.