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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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Teamsters: Don’t Trade Overtime for Comp Time
Updated On: May 19, 2017
May 19, 2017  | WAGES | Lawmakers who cozy up to corporate America love to sponsor legislation that to the uninitiated might sound like a good thing for workers, but in the end is just another pathway for big business to line their pockets with even higher profits. The Workplace Families and Flexibility Act of 2017, which passed the House earlier this month, is being touted by Republican supporters as one that would give workers more say in the workplace. But really it gives companies an out from paying workers overtime. While supporters claim that the legislation grants U.S. workers greater balance by giving them the flexibility to take comp time instead of overtime if they prefer, the reality is companies ultimately can decide to decline these time-off requests… teamster.org


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