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Oct. 20, 1980: Presidential candidate Ronald Reagan writes to PATCO President Robert Poli with this promise: if the union endorses Reagan, "I will take whatever steps are necessary to provide our air traffic controllers with the most modern equipment available and to adjust staff levels and work days so that they are commensurate with achieving a maximum degree of public safety." He got the endorsement. Nine months after the election, he fires the air traffic controllers for engaging in an illegal walkout over staffing levels and working conditions.

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@labor: #GetConnected
Posted On: Feb 15, 2013

Feb. 15, 2013 |  Just as labor is asking for the laws to get with the times, it is time for unions to do the same. There are too many locals that go unaccounted for on Twitter and too many important people are missing an @ at the front of their names. This is a call to all workers, young and old, organized or not, who care about respect, dignity and fair wages, to point your device (or find a device at the local library, or get a device, or make up a device) and aim it at the people you care about, and against the people who are eliminating the possibility of dignity in an honest day's pay. Read the entire article at Unionosity.com


 
 
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