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Union Busting

A derogatory term for the attempt to reduce the power of a labor union, or an organization designed to protect worker interests. Union busting generally is intended to allow employers to force employees to accept less favorable terms or working conditions. Union busting may involve espionage, hiring of scabs (or workers who agree not to abide by a union agreement), lockouts, or even violence. See also: Anti-unionism.
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The [Coca-Cola] management uses the implementation of the TRAIN as a facade for their union-busting, despite having no evidence yet of the decline in sales due to the excise tax on sugary and sweet beverages,' the statement read.
Lorraine Gaskell, regional organiser of the GMB, said: "Despite Lidl's repeated attempts at union-busting, the courts have today upheld a massive victory for workers' rights.
Laid-off workers had gone on strike outside company premises this week, as they also sought remedy by filing complaints of union-busting and illegal closure in DOLE.
The author argues that union-busting was a central part of the Thatcher government's program to create a society built on class domination.
com/al-jazeera-america-will-not-recognize-union-nlrb-elections-underway-2118695) refused to voluntarily recognize its staffers' union drive and instead spent money on a union-busting law firm.
It has to be seen for what it is: an ideologically-driven attempt at union-busting that passes off the government's responsibilities for hospitals.
In, a broad coalition of labor and community groups are fighting Veolia's union-busting tactics since it took over a school bus contract.
Please don't allow MATC to be used as a pawn in Caterpillar's union-busting games," the Steelworkers wrote to college President Michael Burke.
Depending on the observer's perspective, this one high school district became symbolic of the citizenry's tendency to disrespect and blame teachers for the country's education woes, union-busting, a school district wrenching power from an entrenched labor union, or all that was wrong or right with federal education policy.
From Wisconsin to Maine to Ohio and even to our own State of Montana, workers have been subjected to a series of union-busting bills by legislators using the troubled economy as an excuse.
As I write, Muammar Gaddafi and Charlie Sheen are playing tug of war with the headlines, techies are foaming at the mouth over the iPad 2 and the Wisconsin governor has signed union-busting legislation that could reintroduce the glory days of the Industrial Revolution.
An article in The Guardian this month claimed pineapple production was "marred by allegations of environmental damage, union-busting, chemical poisoning and poverty wages.

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