Charles Johnson on a Victory For Free-Market Labor

Last week, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers Coalition of Immokalee Workers announced an
astonishing breakthrough in an ongoing campaign to win wage
increases for 80,000-100,000 seasonal laborers picking tomatoes for
Florida farms. Even more surprising, writes Charles Johnson, C.I.W.
announced that the concessions came from Walmart, in a
negotiated, government-free agreement with one of the more die-hard
enemies of union contracts in corporate America. It’s all part of
the growing alt-labor movement, which revives the tradition of
libertarian methods of voluntary association, nonviolent activism,
and social solidarity to create a more vigorous, less domesticated
labor movement.

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from Hit & Run

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