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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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When was the last time a CEO had his head cracked open by a union buster on a picket line?
The irony of the son of Los Angeles Herald-Examiner union buster George Hearst Jr.
In closing, I dare the people of any election who listened to a union buster's campaign and that voted against the MNA to read the book titled Confessions of a Union Buster by Martin Jay Levitt with Terry Conrow and reflect on your experience of an election.
In my 35 years in labor relations, I've never seen a company that will go to the lengths that Wal-Mart goes to, to avoid a union," says Martin Levitt, a management consultant who helped the company develop its anti-union tactics before writing a book called Confessions of a Union Buster.
Through the mid- and late 1960s the feud between Johnson and Robert Kennedy escalated as the inner circle of Johnson's administration, convinced that Kennedy was a `demonic little shit' and unprincipled union buster and wire tapper, fed President Johnson's paranoia about a Kennedy challenge.
Shefferman, the labor relations consultant and huckster who served Sears as hack social scientist, motivational speaker, and union buster, is priceless.
one of the firms described by union leaders as a union buster.
Every labor leader who has bought into this latest incarnation of "capitalism with a human face" should buy copies of Martin Levitt's, Confessions of a Union Buster and hand them out to the rank and file.
He had spent years studying in Argentina, Panama, Peru, and the United States; spoke English fluently; and was even on the payroll of Standard Fruit, working for them as a union buster.
Martin Levitt had no such scruples: In fact, he calls his book Confession of a Union Buster.
Second, management will be accused by the union of employing a "notorious union buster," thereby wasting resources that should be going to compensate union members better.
Martin Levitt, a former Modern Management employee who authored the memoir Confessions of a Union Buster, describes the company's strategy as "corporate terrorism.

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