10-29 and 11_3_Wages_Notes - Wages going down as company...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Wages going down as company making profits of $30 million. Jim Guyete is President of local union and says people are very upset. Takes place in Austin MN. Ray Rogers did corporate campaigns trying to regain $10.69/hr. Although you spend less money than companies make the effort newsworthy to get free press. Louie Anderson is head of national meatpacking union and says the smear campaign will fail. If average wage is about $6/hr plant will go out of business and less wage companies will get bigger. Nobody else will rise to the $10.69. Offers $10/hr for 3 years and $2 less for new employees. Offer rejected by union. Union provides food to prevent company from starving workers. People did their hobbies. P-9 re-wrote whole contract, which was stupid according to Lewie Anderson member of international union. Tougher the stance of the workers then employer lies on union arbitrators more. 17 th week of strike Hormel uts production through other plants they own, and management has begun working the
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 02/01/2009 for the course ILRCB 3060 taught by Professor Cowiej during the Fall '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

Ask a homework question - tutors are online