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On May 8, 1959, Local 1199, the union of New York hospital workers, went on strike. This action, while not really successful, played a critical role in not only organizing hospital workers and expanding collective bargaining rights, but also in pioneering multi-racial organizing coalitions among service workers who were becoming an increasingly sizable part of […]

Made in the USA

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On April 18, 2017

Sure, I roll my eyes at companies saying they can’t actually make their products in the United States because they can’t get their supply chains here. Well, you can always make the parts y

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Labor: Preparing for Bad Times

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On April 16, 2017
This article on SEIU’s budget cuts confirms what my own internal sources at the union have told me: it is cutting back big time because Friedrichs II is on the way and is going to ravage public sector unionism. “After spending big on Clinton, Obama, SEIU now facing steep budget cuts,” the Free Beacon published, […]
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The Washington Post, October 24, 1980: The executive board of the militant organization that represents the nation’s aerial traffic cops has endorsed Ronald Reagan for the presidency. Robert D. Poli, head of the 14,500-member Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization, met with Reagan yesterday in Florida. PATCO’s leaders charge that President Carter has mismanaged the federal […]
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