African Americans had been used as strikebreakers
The union-hating Henry Clay Frick, Carnegie's right-hand man, comes out smelling sweeter than the Scottish philanthropist who claimed to like unions and even dislike strikebreakers
, whom he used on several occasions.
After a series of skirmishes, including one in which three mine guards and a strikebreaker
were killed, Governor Elias Ammons called out the Colorado National Guard, ostensibly to restore peace.
Now with a looming strike, WMI would rather exploit the local labor market to find temporary strikebreakers
than keep decent jobs in this region," Thompson said.
Using a top-down approach, she relies on the perspectives of leading labour leaders and various municipal officials to reconstruct a number of early strikes that occurred in Thunder Bay, highlighting incidences of class solidarity among strikers and strikebreakers
and how those involved in municipal politics helped workers secure small victories on a number of occasions.
The tension between labor and management throughout the American south has always been turbulent and hallmarked with outbreaks of violence as workers sought to unionize, improve their working conditions, and resist the authoritarian tactics of factory and mine owners who often used armed strikebreakers
, police, and even state militias against their workers.
The new recruits were regarded as scabs and strikebreakers
, a situation that sparked bitter recriminations.
Mr Howells, an NUM area official in the 1984-85 dispute, told a TV show in January he heard David Wilkie, 35, had been killed by a brick as he ferried strikebreakers
in Rhymney, Glamorgan.
6--the day before United Food and Commercial Workers Local 655 members struck at Shop 'n Save and were locked out at Schnucks and Dierbergs--and appealed to customers and offered jobs as strikebreakers
at the three chains.
Employers considered students to be the most reliable strikebreakers
of the era," Norwood insists, drawing an apt parallel between the muscular rituals of college football and the temporary descent into working-class physicality that strikebreaking provided (p.
The extraordinary move to give bonuses to strikebreakers
is revealed in a letter from Greenock Prison governor Audrey Park.
Tuesday Men's League/C Division - Posse 4-0-1; STP 3-2; Strikebreakers
3-2; Drifters 2-2-1; Die Hards 1-4; T.