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Mar. 16, 1960
The United Federation of Teachers (UFT) is formed in New York to represent New York City public school teachers and, later, other education workers in the city.
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Labor Movements and Universalizing Resistance
Posted On: Sep 13, 2017
Sept. 13, 2017 | ECONOMY | … In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the Bush Administration allowed labor contractors to bring in welders, pipefitters, and many other workers from India as well as, occasionally, Peru and Bolivia. Employers avoided hiring workers from the USA, with the Bush team suspending rules known as Davis-Bacon that normally required contractors to pay the prevailing wage for the industry.  U.S. workers denied opportunities for employment soon sought retaliation …
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