Undelivered from the Great Postal Strike of 1970 to the manufactured crisis of the U.S. Postal Service (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Undelivered from the Great Postal Strike of 1970 to the manufactured crisis of the U.S. Postal Service

Author: Philip F Rubio
Publisher: Chapel Hill The University of North Carolina Press [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Postal workers and the rise of collective bargaining -- Rising expectations and brewing conflict -- The strike begins -- The strike ends -- Aftershocks and postal reorganization -- The U.S. Postal Service and the postal unions in the 1970s -- Almost striking again, arbitration, and automation, 1980s-1990s -- Downsizing, financial crisis, and the challenge for postal labor, 2000-2019.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip F Rubio
ISBN: 9781469655468 1469655462 9781469655451 1469655454
OCLC Number: 1175674456
Notes: Literaturverzeichnis: Seite 265-279.
Description: 290 Seiten Illustrationen
Responsibility: Philip F. Rubio.

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For eight days in March 1970, over 200,000 postal workers staged an illegal ""wildcat"" strike - the largest in United States history - for better wages and working conditions. Using archives,  Read more...

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This book chronicles the roots, conduct, and legacy of the 1970 strike by more than 200,000 postal workers from 671 offices ranging from Albany and Akron to St. Paul and San Francisco. . . . Rubio, a Read more...

 
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