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Ending Lockout, Teamsters Wrap Agreement With Sotheby’s

Jenny Brown @ Labor Notes - Teamster art handlers voted to settle their dispute with Sotheby's yesterday, ending a 10-month lockout that became a symbol of Occupy Wall Street's fight against the austerity agenda of the 1%.

The union's creative tactics put a spotlight on inequality in the most unequal city in the U.S. While the workers who moved the art faced wage cuts and unstable jobs, art buyers dressed to the nines paid millions for paintings.  Read more.

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