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Which direction for organized labor?

essays on organizing, outreach, and internal transformations

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Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • AFL-CIO.,
    • Labor unions -- United States.,
    • Labor unions -- Organizing -- United States.,
    • Labor policy -- United States.,
    • Labor movement -- United States -- Forecasting.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index..

      Statementedited by Bruce Nissen.
      ContributionsNissen, Bruce, 1948-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6508 .W45 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination260 p. ;
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL363891M
      ISBN 100814327796
      LC Control Number98024151

      Most of the early labor organizations were mutual-benefit societies rather than trade unions. This began to change in the early s. From the onset, organized labor in Brazil was involved with politics, and organized labor had to deal not only with the opposition of employers, but also with that of successive conservative by: 9.   Organized Labor by Daniel P. Quinn is a wonderful book of poems. His language is very specific and his images powerful. There are poems that evoke old New York and also poems that address recent issues we face today in the world since 9/ Most of all the poems capture the daily struggle of a man wPages:

      Given the state of the field, Paul Moreno’s excellent Black Americans and Organized Labor: A New History comes as an especially welcome breath of fresh air. Moreno tackles a very important and also very “hot” topic in U.S labor history—the often tumultuous relationship between African Americans and labor unions. In Black Americans and Organized Labor, Paul D. Moreno offers a bold reinterpretation of the role of race and racial discrimination in the American labor applies insights of the law-and-economics movement to formulate a powerfully compelling labor-race theorem of elegant simplicity: White unionists found that race was a convenient basis on which to do what .

      The present work provides descriptive narratives of the organizational evolution and political and economic activities of the organized labor movements in the neighbor countries of Peru and Ecuador. Although prior eras do receive treatment, the greatest level of detail concerns the years " - Reference & Research Book NewsCited by: 7. Bruce Nissen (born Janu ) is a professor of labor studies and director of research at the Center for Labor Research and Studies (CLRS) at Florida International University (FIU). He also formerly directed that university's Research Institute on Social and Economic Policy (RISEP).


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Which Direction for Organized Labor. is an excellent collection of essays on crucial issues confronting the American labor movement.

The contributors include a dynamic cross section of scholars, union leaders, and front line activists who are grappling with the hard questions concerning labor's revitalization.4/4(1).

Which Direction for Organized Labor. is an excellent collection of essays on crucial issues confronting the American labor movement. The contributors include a dynamic cross section of scholars, union leaders, and front line activists who are grappling with the hard questions concerning labor's revitalization.

Which Direction for Organized Labor?: Essay on Organizing, Outreach, and Internal Transformations by Bruce Nissen available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews. With the decline of the labor movement in the United States over the past four decades, unions are.

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is an excellent collection of essays on crucial issues Which direction for organized labor? book the American labor movement. The contributors include a dynamic cross section of scholars, union leaders, and front line activists who are grappling with the hard questions concerning labor's revitalization.

Solidarity Divided The Crisis in Organized Labor and a New Path toward Social Justice, A new direction for labor by two of its leading activist intellectuals. by Bill Fletcher Jr. (Author), Fernando Gapasin (Author) October ; First Edition; Paperback $, £ eBook $, £; Title Details.

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Why Labor Organizing Should Be a Civil Right lays out the case for a new approach, one that takes the issue beyond the confines of labor law by amending the Civil Rights Act so that it prohibits discrimination against workers trying to organize a union.

The authors argue that this strategy would have two significant benefits. This book was first published in The enactment of the Wagner National Labor Relations Act in gave organized labor what it has regarded ever since as one of its greatest assets: a legislative guarantee of the right of American workers to organize and bargain collectively.

Yet while the Wagner Act's guarantees remain substantially unaltered, organized labor in. Greenhouse’s book chronicles the rise of organized labor in the first half of the 20th Century and its dizzying fall in the following decades.

The rise was fueled by a worker solidarity born of the. Second, the phrase “Big Labor” implies that organized labor is still big. It was certainly big in the s, when unions represented 35 percent of the workforce, when labor leaders Jimmy Hoffa, Walter Reuther, and George Meany were household names, and when threats of a nationwide truckers’ or auto workers’ strike spurred a sense of.

OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: The first organized action --The first labor movement: business unionism in the second phase --Setbacks and survival --In search of shorter hours --The labor movement in the s --The eruption of violence --The Knights of Labor --Strikes of the Knights of Labor --The American Federation of Labor.

This volume deals with the history of organized labor in all of the countries of the English-speaking West Indies. It is the fourth in a series of histories of the organized labor movement in Latin America and the Caribbean. Alexander traces the countries' origins, early struggles, experiences with collective bargaining, and the key roles in the politics of their respective 4/5(1).

Haymarket Books: books for changing the world. The Class Strikes Back examines case studies of twenty-first-century workers’ struggles from both the Global North and South, highlighting the stories of workers fighting to organize and join democratic and independent unions.

For example, New York has higher productivity than Tennessee, meaning that it might be more capable of supporting organized labor. So ending right-to-work laws would give unions a boost, but it.

Organized Labor and International Business. Many labor markets around the world have organized labor and labor unions, just as the United States does. Historically, most labor relations departments were decentralized, operating on the individual subsidiary level.

The traditional organized labor business model, as we have known it over the past century, is not sustainable in it present form, and will become The book examines the organized labor business model from the perspectives of the economic and political influences of organized labor, relative to the domestic and global economy/5.

The Outlook for Organized Labor in American Politics. Despite some discouraging trends such as the declines in union density, there are several positive developments for organized labor. First, demographic changes in the United States provide potential for progressives to become a stronger force in American politics (Judis and Texeira ).Price: $ Robert J.

Alexander traces organized labor from its origins in colonial Cuba, examining its evolution under the Republic, noting the successive political forces within it and the development of collective bargaining, culminating after in its transformation into a Stalin-model labor movement.

In Castro's Cuba, organized labor has been subordinate to the Party and. Start studying History Chptr (Final). Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. ORGANIZED LABOR IN AMERICAN HISTORY.

By. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. There is no doubt that these two volumes will be the definitive work on the history of the American labor movement and will maintain this position for some time to come.ROBERT J.

ALEXANDER is Professor Emeritus of Economics and Political Science, Rutgers University. He was a member of John F. Kennedy's Task Force on Latin America where the Alliance for Progress was developed, and he is a former consultant to the American Federation of Labor and the AFL-CIO on Latin American and Caribbean organized by: 7.It will become a classic."--Bruce Nissen, author of Which Direction for Organized Labor?

Essays on Organizing, Outreach, and Internal Transformation " Staley will serve and guide a new generation of labor activists."--Bishop Thomas J. Gumbleton, Archdiocese of Detroit.