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“Glantz and Mauro made several propositions over the coming days, including one in which they’d sign the union’s contract with the stipulation that it never be enforced, and another that offered $10,000 to buy the union’s cooperation. It was all rejected. Local 338 wanted union bakers inside the Bagel Boys shop, and nothing less.” (Jason Turbow, “How New York’s Bagel Union Fought — and Beat — a Mafia Takeover”, via Kottke)

Thursday, January 16, 2020, 8:03:20pm PDT