Today in Labor History

Labor history is OUR history

May 25, 1936

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The Remington Rand strike begins, a strike that is notorious for the company’s use of aggressive anti-union tactics that becomes known as the “Mohawk Valley Formula,” a corporate plan for strikebreaking.  In a monumental 120-page decision that recounted the company’s actions – which included discrediting union leaders, hiring thugs to instigate violence, and threatening to close factories – the NLRB ordered the company to recognize the union and make restitution to the workers.

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