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August 30, 2015
Today in Labor History
Aug. 27, 1950: President Truman orders the U.S. Army to seize all the nation's railroads to prevent a general strike. The railroads were not returned to their owners until two years later?.

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-Latino Rhetoric 'Hateful and Racist,' Says AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka
'Cesar Chavez' Showcases Power of Union Organizing, Immigrant Labor
Posted On: Apr 01, 2014
April 1, 2014 | LABOR HISTORY | The 1960s struggle of migrant farmworkers in California played out against many other political movements of the time. Long hours, brutal conditions and lower-than-minimum wages provided the impetus for the great grape strike and boycott, centered in Delano, Calif. The campaign, led by Chavez and Dolores Huerta, the co-founders of the National Farm Workers Association, lasted more than five years and involved hundreds of miles-long marches, nearly month-long hunger strikes and brutal police violence. Full story at alternet.org.
 
 
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