TITLE

Can Cesar Chavez Cope with Success?

AUTHOR(S)
Solkoff, Joel
PUB. DATE
May 1976
SOURCE
New Republic;5/22/76, Vol. 174 Issue 21, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the contribution of Governor Cesar Chavez to the development of farm labor in California. Points of conflict between Chavez and the union Teamsters; Features of the Agricultural Labor Relations Act signed by Teamsters and the United Farm Workers of America, formed by Chavez; Statement of Chavez that farm workers could be force an entire industry to sign a contract with their union leaders; Use of the method of boycott, by Chavez to improve the conditions of farm labor in California; Planning of Chavez to boycott against United Brands' Chiquita bananas to force InterHarvest to sign a contract with his union; Assurance of Chavez that his union would replace the crew leader system with union-run hiring halls; Drawbacks of the system; Significance of social movements, explained by Chavez; Concerns of workers while signing contracts with Chavez; Victory of the Teamsters in this February's farmworker elections.
ACCESSION #
9937737

 

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