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The main part of this book tells the story of a bitter, community destroying strike.The strike is provoked by the company in hopes of ousting the union. They expect a quick victory after hiring permanent replacement workers. But the union turns the strike into a cause, inspiring its members and winning allies all over the country. With a union civil disobedience campaign underway, company officials decide to negotiate a settlement. However, the strike is lost when a replacement worker is killed crossing the ...
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STRIKE!

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Overview

The main part of this book tells the story of a bitter, community destroying strike.The strike is provoked by the company in hopes of ousting the union. They expect a quick victory after hiring permanent replacement workers. But the union turns the strike into a cause, inspiring its members and winning allies all over the country. With a union civil disobedience campaign underway, company officials decide to negotiate a settlement. However, the strike is lost when a replacement worker is killed crossing the picket line. Three union leaders are subsequently tried for conspiracy under the RICO Act.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781465327697
  • Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
  • Publication date: 3/30/2006
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 329 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 5, 2012

    Thrilling!

    Great read by itself but also a gripping tale of what goes on during a real strike. Loved the local color: we are practically in Maine drinking beer in the cold winter. Moving work.

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