ALAA Roots — An Unofficial Site

October 23, 2012

2012.10.23: RE: STRIKE of ’82

Filed under: ALAA History,Collective Bargaining — nyclaw01 @ 12:45 pm

From:  Letwin, Michael
Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 12:45 PM
Subject: RE: STRIKE of ’82

“The 1982 strike, during ten cold winter weeks, served to fully reestablish the strength that ALAA had lost in the unsuccessful 1974 strike and the 1975 fiscal crisis — all in the face of great resistance and retaliation from management, the city elite, Edward I. Koch (by then the mayor), and the courts.”

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