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March 23, 2018

On This Day in 1990

A 32-day lockout of major league baseball players ends with an agreement to raise the minimum league salary from $68,000 to $100,000 and to study revenue-sharing between owners and players.
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After 5 Months, the #NYCStripperStrike Is Poised to Go Nationwide
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Workers of The World Unite Against Global Greed
Updated On: Apr 10, 2017
Apr. 10, 2017  | ORGANIZING | (Click image to enlarge.) A few years ago, no one had ever heard of XPO Logistics. But today, after borrowing billions of dollars to buy up an attempt to integrate freight and drayage companies, warehouses and other pieces of the global supply chain, XPO is acclaimed as one of the largest transportation companies in the world. And its CEO, Bradley Jacobs, is lauded by some as an industry titan. But there is a monumental speed bump on Jacobs’ limousine ride to the top of the logistics industry: the haunting specter that Jacobs’ workers across the globe are beginning to organize and fight back – together! In the U.S., workers at XPO are eager to build a union with the Teamsters. The company’s response is to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars in an ongoing effort to deny these workers their federally protected right to organize… Fifteen unions representing XPO workers in nine countries have declared their willingness to take on XPO…

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