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How Unions Could Do Much Better
by Ann Robertson and Bill Leumer ( sanfrancisco [at] workerscompass.org )
Tuesday Sep 4th, 2012 6:05 AM
Workers Action has a new article on by Ann Robertson and Bill Leumer titled “How Unions Could Do Much Better.”
“The International Association of Machinists just succeeded in negotiating a humiliating defeat with Caterpillar after a 15-week strike. Workers lost considerable money by striking, and then lost even more with the new contract, accepting almost every concession the company demanded despite the fact that the company was sitting on a record $4.9 billion in profits. The union let scabs cross the picket line and failed to stop production, almost guaranteeing defeat.”

The full article can be found here:

http://workerscompass.org/how-unions-could-do-much-better/