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Aug 27, 1950: President Truman orders the U.S. Army to seize all the nation's railroads to prevent a general strike. The railroads were not returned to their owners until two years later.
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The Republican Case for Unions
Updated On: Feb 08, 2013

Feb. 8, 2013 | Regardless of the many benefits of labor unions, there are still those who would like to see them disappear. They claim that unions aren't needed anymore to protect workers since there are government regulations in place now to ensure worker safety. Unfortunately Republicans have proved that their number one priority is helping big business get bigger in spite of the effects on the working class, and this servitude has led to their current obsession with "job killing regulations." as soon as they can eradicate labor unions they will eradicate government worker protections under their oft-used mantra than companies will self-regulate. This happens to be the same line of thinking that nearly sent the global economy into an all-out depression. Continue reading at The Detroit News.


 
 
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