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January 21, 1974

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A four-day strike by 2,000 postal workers at the New Jersey Bulk and Foreign Mail Center in Jersey City begins. The “Battle of the Bulk” was caused by postal management’s unilateral changes in workers’ hours and working conditions. A federal judge ruled in the union’s favor, directing management to settle the issue through binding arbitration.

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