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During the Great Depression, President Franklin D. Roosevelt established the National Labor Board to enforce the right of collective bargaining. Ultimately declared illegal by the Supreme Court, it was replaced two years later by the National Labor Relations Board.
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Nation’s Longest Ongoing Strike Comes to an End After 1,029 Days
Posted On: Jan 10, 2020
Jan. 10, 2020 | STRIKES | About 200 United Steelworkers miners are back on the job at Idaho’s Lucky Friday mine after nearly three years on strike, putting an end to the longest-running continuous strike in the U.S. The workers ratified a contract with Hecla Mining Co., the mine’s owner, on Jan. 6 after they narrowly rejected another deal in December due to reservations about the conditions of returning to work, according to USW spokesperson Tony Montana. USW Local 5114 began the strike on March 13, 2017, after the company attempted to unilaterally impose parts of a new contract on workers… Bloomberg Law







 
 
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