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  •  Indeed in was... (1+ / 0-)
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    MrSandman

    ...the start of the union busting industry.

    Before that, firing strikers just wasn't done.  Even if it was legal, it was understood that businesses were supposed to work things out.  People would not cross picket-lines on principle.

    I do agree that there is a distinction between labor and unions.  But we do need to strengthen the labor laws to make it easier for employees to form unions, and to give them protection to take collective action.

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