will you get down to brass tacks and strike a
Northwest Airlines could face a strike as
early as Saturday morning if it does not reach a contract agreement with its mechanics union.
Teamsters officials said Monday that the union, which represents warehouse workers and tractor-trailer drivers, was preparing to expand its support of the grocery workers' strike as
early as next week.
Although the dictionary defines a strike as "a temporary stoppage of [work] in order to bring about compliance with demands," historians can better understand a strike as a cultural act, as a drama which workers use to convey their messages to potential supporters.
First, there is clear evidence that the strikers analyzed the Klein's-Ohrbach's strike as a struggle of white-collar workers.
While it is difficult to point to the strike as
the cause of changes in the hospital environment in the two years after the strike, its impact is definitely significant.
6) Journalists described the 1,500 strikebreakers shipped in from Western towns to help break the 1905 New York IRT strike as
unkempt lumpenproletarians, a "weird appearing lot," with "holes in their shoes," who "had not patronized [barbers] .