Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Real DC37 (Public Employee Press), June 2014

Real DC37 (Public Employee Press)

June 2014 

Public Employee Press (full article)

Garrido tells activists: focus on the community

Panel moderator Gene Carroll, co-director of the New York State AFL-CIO/Cornell University Union Leadership Institute, brought up the example of the 1919 strike by Boston police officers who were fed up with unjust treatment that included stagnant wages for 60 years and seven-day, 98-hour work weeks. Without community support, the strikers lost their jobs to scabs, while the replacement workers got the higher pay and time off that the strikers demanded.