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The Postal Strike of 1970: Relevance to Today

Lawrence Swaim Talking Union
The postal strike of 1970 lasted only a couple of weeks. The purpose was to demonstrate conclusively that postal workers could be pushed only so far. It could be described as an unsanctioned or wildcat strike, and it was also a felony-level crime.


Strike Shuts Down Third-Biggest U.S. Port

Robert Hennelly CBS Money Watch
According to some reports, longshore workers are fed up with the NY Waterfront Commision's refusal to hire full-time workers, excessive drug testing and outsourcing of work.
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