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On January 17, 2019
The great labor historian Joseph McCartin, author of Collision Course, the best book about the air traffic controllers strike of 1981, is absolutely correct here. It may well be that the TSA and air traffic controllers are who might end the shutdown. Moreover, they have every right to take the actions needed to do it, […]
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On January 11, 1968, around 1,000 workers in Saigon walked off the job, protesting the unfair treatment they faced from South Vietnamese government and demonstrating the lack of commitment to democratic unionism from that government, even as the AFL-CIO pushed them and the U.S. government to make it a priority. In the aftermath of the […]
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On January 1, 1867, a landowner named Isham Bailey signed a one-year sharecropping deal with freedmen Cooper Hughs and Charles Roberts. While there is no obvious date to discuss sharecropping, an absolutely critical part of American labor history, given how many contracts started on January 1, the first day of the year is as good […]
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Chipotle is permanently on Santa’s naughty list. But Santa is a pretty nice guy and he still gives naughty companies what they ask for. In this case, Chipotle had a dream. See, they were routinely stealing wages from workers. But it feared the workers coming together for a big lawsuit. So it started forcing workers […]
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