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June 05, 2020

On This Day in 1947
TThe House of Representatives approved the Taft-Hartley Act. The legislation allowed the President of the United States to intervene in labor disputes. President Truman vetoed the law but was overridden by Congress.
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There’s A National Labor Uprising Happening Right Now That The Media Isn’t Reporting
Posted On: Nov 04, 2019
Nov. 4, 2019 | OPINION | As the national press corps fixates on the coming and goings of President Trump as if it were the only story, the American labor movement is rising up, informed by almost a half-century of wage suppression made possible by unchecked corporate greed that’s turned our economy into a pyramid scheme where all the wealth drifts to the top. For a generation after Ronald Reagan fired the nation’s striking air traffic controllers, unions were intimidated from striking. Those days are gone. With our politics so consumed with the blood sport of partisan self-preservation, the actual conditions in the country continue to decline. Hence, it is falling to organized labor to be last backstop against abject societal decline… Salon
 
 
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