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What does OBU stand for?

OBU stands for One Big Union

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The union charter followed the IWW pattern of grouping all workers into one big union regardless of craft.
Appropriately enough, there is also a long section on Hawaii, where the ILWU became a kind of one big union, organizing not only the longshoremen, but also agricultural workers on the islands' vast sugar and pineapple plantations and hotel and other service workers in the burgeoning tourism industry.
The action was taken by large sections of the unions when they endorsed the plan for the One Big Union formulated by the Calgary convention.
IN MAY AND JUNE 1919 almost every Canadian and most American daily newspapers presented the Winnipeg General Strike in flaming editorials, gripping headlines, and news reports as a One Big Union (1)-Bolshevik plot to topple constituted authority and replace it with a Soviet-style form of government.