STRIKE!

STRIKE!

by Julius Getman
     
 

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… See more details below

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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 picket line. Three union leaders are subsequently tried for conspiracy under the RICO Act.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781465327697
Publisher:
Xlibris Corporation
Publication date:
03/30/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
0 MB

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