Sour Apples: Strike at Mott's Plant Underscores Disconnect in Corporate America, Union Says

As a labor negotiator, Stuart Appelbaum, president of the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union International, has seen his share of financially-strapped companies trying to cut employees' wages and freeze benefits. He's understood it, and even agreed to some concessions. But Appelbaum said he has never encountered a company that demanded wage cuts when its profits were up and its prospects promising. So, earlier this year, when Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc., the food and beverage...Full Story
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