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Organizing Southern Hospitals

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On August 27, 2020
Organizing the South is so very, very hard. I’ve discussed this many times here over the years, both in the labor history series and in discussing contemporary events. And yet, without organizing the South, the labor movement will never come out of its present doldrums. It’s important to highlight the workers who are struggling to […]
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Another Union Loss in the South

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On February 18, 2017
The International Association of Machinists had hopes to organize Boeing’s plant in South Carolina, which exists precisely because Boeing executives wanted to bust the unions in their Seattle plants. It did not end well. Organizers with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers failed to persuade a majority of about 3,000 union-eligible Boeing workers […]
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