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June 06, 2020

On This Day in 1998
A strike began at a General Motors Corporation parts factory in Flint, Michigan that spread and ultimately forced the closure of GM plants across the country for seven weeks. The Flint workers were protesting the removal of key dies from their plant and feared their jobs would be lost. The company ended the dispute by assuring the plant would remain open until at least the year 2000.
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Americans Agree On One Thing. Unions Matter.
Posted On: Sep 20, 2019
Sept. 20, 2019 | COMMENTARY | Once, as a striking union member, I put a sign on my 10-pound Yorkshire terrier that read: Only dogs should accept bones. Walking that picket line with no paycheck coming was scary, and yet it was one of the most empowering things I’ve ever done. The union mattered then, and it does now. In collective bargaining, there is power… The Washington Post
 
 
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