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May 25, 1936
The notorious 11-month Remington Rand strike begins. The strike spawned the "Mohawk Valley (N.Y.) formula," described by investigators as a corporate plan to discredit union leaders, frighten the public with the threat of violence, employ thugs to beat up strikers, and other tactics. The National Labor Relations Board termed the formula "a battle plan for industrial war".
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Posted On: Feb 05, 2018
Feb. 5, 2018 | LABOR | Last week in this space we stressed the importance of workers organizing for power in the workplace, explaining how unionizing leads to higher wages and better benefits for workers. Now, as the U.S. job market continues to grow, others see how businesses could be helped by unions as well. A Bloomberg column published this week explains that as the labor market tightens, companies will need to guarantee they have a well-trained and dependable workforce…The Teamsters and other unions train their workers to be the best at what they do. They also provide courses so members can update their skill sets as their careers progress. That helps their employers and gives them a leg up on the competition. As it stands, this country has a skilled-worker shortage... Teamsters






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