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Omaha Steve Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-20-11 07:51 PM
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Labor history Nov 16 NFLPA ends a 57-day strike, judge grants an injunction, 6 assassinated, more

November 16

A county judge in Punxutawney, Pa. grants an injunction requested by the Clearfield Bituminous Coal Co. forbidding strikers from speaking to strikebreakers, posting signs declaring a strike is in progress, or even singing hymns. Union leaders termed the injunction drastic. - 1927


Strikes, Picketing and Inside Campaigns: A Legal Guide is a must-have for any union or activist considering aggressive action to combat managements growing economic war against workers. With a deep understanding of the complex web of rules regulating forceful work-related activities, noted labor attorney and author Robert Schwartz offers examples of what unions can do, pointers on how to do it legally, picketing instructions, sample letters, and answers to scores of common questions. In The UCS bookstore now.

The National Football League Players Assn. ends a 57-day strike that shortened the season to nine games. The players wanted, but failed to win until many years later, a higher share of gross team revenues - 1982

November 16, 1989 - Six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter were assassinated in El Salvador. They were among thousands killed by the military and right-wing death squads for speaking out for economic and social justice.

Labor history found here: http://www.unionist.com/big-labor/today-in-labor-histor... & here: http://www.workdayminnesota.org/index.php?history_9_11_...


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