No retreat, no surrender: labor's war at Hormel

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W. Morrow, 1989 - Business & Economics - 398 pages
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When Hormel, a profitable company, demanded deep wage cuts, local P-9 dug in its heels. Their story is one of "no retreat, no surrender". The Austin, Minnesota, strike became a national symbol of labor's battle to reverse the declining standard of living for working-class families. 16 pages of photos.

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From August 17, 1985 to January 13, 1986, 1422 packinghouse workers in Austin, a small town in rural Minnesota, battled against George A. Hormel & Co., a profitable, paternalistic, and well-paying ... Read full review


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Hage is an editorial writer for the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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