Farah Strike: Memories of First Major Garment Industry Strike & Non-violent Action By French Framers: Huelga de Farah: Recuerdos de la Primera Gran Huelga de la Industria de la Confección y Acción No-Violenta de los Artífices Francia
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In 1973 garment workers for Farah clothing company went on strike for nine consecutive month demanding better treatment and fair labor contracts. Their nine month protest resulted in approximately eight million dollars loss. Such examples demonstrate that striking/protesting can led to positive change. The article below focuses on nonviolent resistance in France. French Farmers were scheduled to vacate their farmers due the French Defense Ministry allocating the land of over one-hundred farmers to build military bases. Farmers came together and unionized to protect their properties.
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"Farah Strike: Memories of First Major Garment Industry Strike & Non-violent Action By French Framers: Huelga de Farah: Recuerdos de la Primera Gran Huelga de la Industria de la Confección y Acción No-Violenta de los Artífices Francia" (1973). States. 41.