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American directory of organized labor

American directory of organized labor

unions, locals, agreements, and employers

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Published by Gale Research Inc. in Detroit .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- United States -- Directories.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes indexes.

      Statementedited by Cynthia Russell Spomer ; Judith M. Nixon, contributing researcher.
      ContributionsSpomer, Cynthia Russell., Nixon, Judith M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6504 .A63 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 1638 p. ;
      Number of Pages1638
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1701920M
      ISBN 100810383608
      LC Control Number92002803
      OCLC/WorldCa25282956

      The history of workers in relation to organized labor has emerged as an area of scholarly interest. Key Terms. CIO: Congress of Industrial Organizations, a former United States trade union federation (also known as the Committee of Industrial Organization) that merged with the American Federation of Labor to form the AFL-CIO in His scholarship focuses on the impact of union corruption scandals on modern American politics; it brings together the intersecting historical fields of labor, politics, journalism, and organized crime. His first book, Corruption and Reform in the Teamsters Union, focused on the causes of corruption, including the role played by organized crime.

      American Labor and United States Foreign Policy. New York, Roberts, John W. Putting Foreign Policy to Work: The Role of Organized Labor in American Foreign Relations, – New York, Romero, Frederico. The United States and the European Trade Union Movement, – Start studying The Rise of Organized Labor. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

      The book emphasizes the crucial role in American party development of alliance between political parties and social movements. In particular, the ties between organized labor and the Democrats, and the Christian Right and the Republicans, have defined parties’ basic priorities, and the organizable alternatives in national politics. Read this book on Questia. Even since the last edition of this milestone text was released, union membership in the private sector of the economy has fallen to levels not seen since the 19th century; the forces of economic liberalism (neo-liberalism), capital mobility, and globalisation have affected measurably the material standard of living enjoyed by US workers; and mass .


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