Don't Sleep with Stevens!: The J. P. Stevens Campaign and the Struggle to Organize the South, 1963-1980

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In " Don't Sleep With Stevens! ," Timothy Minchin explores a major union campaign to organize J. P. Stevens, a giant textile firm that employed over 40,000 southern workers. Between 1963 and 1980, textile unions targeted Stevens because they reasoned that if they could organize such a large employer, it would open up the South to organized labor. Stevens, however, vehemently resisted the organizing drive, repeatedly breaking labor laws in the process.The high-profile battle took on a symbolic importance, especially after ...

Don't Sleep with Stevens!: The J. P. Stevens Campaign and the Struggle to Organize the South, 1963-1980 2005, University Press of Florida

ISBN-13: 9780813028101

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