The Press and the Class Struggle
Against The Current vol. 131

Eidlin, Barry
http://www.solidarity-us.org//node/1181

Publisher:  Against The Current
Date Written:  01/11/2007
Year Published:  2007  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX13348

Early on the morning of August 19, 1997, the U.S. labor movement experienced something it had rarely known in recent years: a victory on a national scale. After two weeks out on strike, over 185,000 members of the Teamsters Union had reached a contract settlement with shipping giant United Parcel Service. It was hard to paint it as anything other than a win for the union. On almost every major issue, the Teamsters were able to force UPS to agree to their demands.

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