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May 25, 2017

On This Day in 1936:

The notorious 11-month Remington Rand strike begins. The strike spawned the "Mohawk Valley (N.Y.) formula," described by investigators as a corporate plan to discredit union leaders, frighten the public with the threat of violence, employ thugs to beat up strikers, and other tactics. The National Labor Relations Board termed the formula "a battle plan for industrial war".

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Workers Rally to Back Pension Protection Bill
Posted On: May 16, 2017
May 16, 2017 | PENSIONS | The Teamsters, and many other unions, held rallies across the nation [last] week in support of a bill introduced in the House and Senate that would guarantee that workers’ pensions are there when they need it. The new bill would restore the financial health of multi-employer pension plans, which are common in construction and other industries where workers are employed by many different contractors. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who also introduced the bill, said it could save the pensions of up to 10 million workers the multi-employer plans cover. Called Keep Our Pension Promises Act, Sanders introduced the measure last year as well. To show support for the measure, members of Minnesota Pension Rights and of the Teamsters – whose multi-employer Central States Pension Fund faces insolvency – organized a rally… peoplesworld.org


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