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When future archeologists excavate future Plymouth, what will they find?

Hard Times At Plimouth Plantation, Michael Hare [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Nov 26, 2017 - 13 comments

Gothamist and DNAInfo.Com Hyperlocal News Websites Shuttered

Owner Joe Ricketts closes down the Gothamist and DNAInfo network of hyperlocal news websites, one week after the newsrooms vote to unionize. (h/t The Whelk) [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Nov 2, 2017 - 127 comments

?They do a little education on the side.

. . .Which brings us back to all those strange Harvard Crimson corrections, appended in 2013 and 2014 to articles dating back to 2005. Each one reads: “An earlier version of headline of this article and statements in the article stated that the DoubleTree Suites hotel is Harvard-owned. To clarify, the company is housed in a Harvard-owned building.” Harvard’s sudden reticence to claim its property stemmed from a straightforward labor dispute that would last three years and, in the end, lay bare the tension between a burgeoning corporate feminism and the rights of working-class women.
posted by eotvos on Mar 10, 2017 - 23 comments

Eugene V. Debts

Columbia University may become the second private university in the country with unionized graduate students. [more inside]
posted by MisantropicPainforest on Dec 7, 2014 - 49 comments

'Cause the Union Makes Us Strong

On May 16, 1934, the Teamsters local 574 of Minneapolis, Minnesota called for a strike to stop all truck deliveries in the city not run by union workers. This 1981 documentary tells the story in the workers' own words. Part 1, part 2.
posted by cthuljew on Apr 17, 2013 - 6 comments

Unionized Clergy?!

Unionized Clergy?! Some members of the clergy with the United Church of Canada are looking to unionize over four thousand pastors across the country. Their compliant, bad working conditions and sweatshop wages. Bad working conditions? Give me a break. via
posted by Coop on Nov 5, 2004 - 13 comments

Unionizing efforts stamped out at a dot.com.

Unionizing efforts stamped out at a dot.com. 13 people whom the union was planning on representing were fired in a round of layoffs. Four others invovled in the unionization attempt were fired in October. There has yet to be a succesful unionization at any dot.com.
posted by capt.crackpipe on Dec 2, 2000 - 9 comments

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