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Labor (2022) 19 (1): 96–108.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Emily E. LB. Twarog Abstract In the 1970s and 1980s, the tension between achievable goals and systemic change defined the work of the women's movement. This was very evident in the fight to end sexual harassment in the workplace. This article examines how 9to5, a national organization of women...
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Labor (2015) 12 (3): 35–51.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Lane Windham Historian and former union organizer Lane Windham sits down with longtime labor activist and leader Karen Nussbaum to discuss the promises and challenges in today's worker's movement through the lens of Nussbaum's own life. In 1973, Nussbaum cofounded 9to5, a groundbreaking women...
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Labor (2021) 18 (1): 87–95.
Published: 01 March 2021
... take us into the experiences of women office workers. With the documentary film 9to5: The Story of a Movement , directors Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar examine the origins of the women’s movement of office workers through the stories of the cofounders of 9to5, Karen Nussbaum and Ellen Cassedy...
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Labor (2005) 2 (3): 103–114.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Clerical workers, one-third of all working women in the 1970s, created 9to5, another working women’s association that had considerable impact without ever sign- ing a collective bargaining agreement. Launched in 1973, 9to5 grew quickly from its origins as a luncheon gripe session for Harvard...
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Labor (2018) 15 (3): 91–94.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... They have worked through long-standing institutions, extracting their benefits while holding them accountable. But they have also built their own organizations, revealing how existing structures fall short and pushing for reform from new pressure points. The book’s chapter on 9to5 reveals one such novel...
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Labor (2015) 12 (3): 1–4.
Published: 01 September 2015
... with historian Lane Windham, feminist labor organizer Karen Nussbaum looks back on a long and perpetually innovative activist career. Twenty-two years old when she and others cofounded 9to5, the Organization for Women Office Workers in Boston in 1972, Nussbaum continues to draw on a belief...
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Labor (2021) 18 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2021
... be particularly drawn to the documentaries, especially Union Time: Fighting for Workers’ Rights , on the extended campaign to organize the multiracial Smith-field pork-processing plant in Tar Heel, North Carolina; 9to5: The Story of a Movement , including interviews with 9to5 cofounder Karen Nussbaum, activist...
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Labor (2021) 18 (4): 9–39.
Published: 01 December 2021
... this, do this.’ ” 28 Unions waged campaigns around the machine's health risks. Working at a VDT hour after hour led to carpal tunnel, union officials claimed. By the mid-1980s, 9to5, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), and AFSCME persuaded state legislators to introduce VDT bills...
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Labor (2019) 16 (3): 134–136.
Published: 01 September 2019
... franchising and shifting consumer purchasing patterns and expectations that continue to stymie organizing in the retail sector. The analysis of secretarial and clerical workers in Boston introduces readers to the 9to5 movement, which Windham positions as a forerunner to modern movements that organize workers...
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Labor (2018) 15 (3): 85–89.
Published: 01 September 2018
... as well as white clerical worker-activists’ early indifference to child care, a priority for black coworkers, which caused a schism within 9to5. But while not omitting these facts and episodes, she does not directly address the implications of these racial divisions, whether for organizing drive momentum...
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Labor (2022) 19 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2022
.... Annelise Orleck profiles two strikes a century apart, by corset workers in Kalamazoo, Michigan, in 1912, and McDonald's workers in 2018–19, to examine the efficacy of the strike tactic against sexual harassment. Emily E. LB. Twarog recounts how 9to5, an organization of office workers, initiated a sexual...
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Labor (2018) 15 (3): 101–106.
Published: 01 September 2018
... with alternative paths to worker power. Turk suggests that the book would have benefitted from more exploration of groups like WE and the “fuller spectrum of women’s workplace activism in the 1970s.” While the book centers NLRB-based union campaigns, the chapter on the working women’s group 9to5 makes clear...
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Labor (2007) 4 (3): 104–106.
Published: 01 September 2007
... structures, such as 9to5 and local committees on safety and health (the so-called COSH groups), all deserve further analysis. The next his- torian to venture into this territory may well want to explore the protracted battle to set an Occupational Safety and Health Administration...
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Labor (2007) 4 (3): 107–109.
Published: 01 September 2007
... structures, such as 9to5 and local committees on safety and health (the so-called COSH groups), all deserve further analysis. The next his- torian to venture into this territory may well want to explore the protracted battle to set an Occupational Safety and Health Administration...
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Labor (2007) 4 (3): 109–112.
Published: 01 September 2007
... structures, such as 9to5 and local committees on safety and health (the so-called COSH groups), all deserve further analysis. The next his- torian to venture into this territory may well want to explore the protracted battle to set an Occupational Safety and Health Administration...
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Labor (2007) 4 (3): 112–114.
Published: 01 September 2007
... structures, such as 9to5 and local committees on safety and health (the so-called COSH groups), all deserve further analysis. The next his- torian to venture into this territory may well want to explore the protracted battle to set an Occupational Safety and Health Administration...
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Labor (2007) 4 (3): 115–117.
Published: 01 September 2007
... structures, such as 9to5 and local committees on safety and health (the so-called COSH groups), all deserve further analysis. The next his- torian to venture into this territory may well want to explore the protracted battle to set an Occupational Safety and Health Administration...
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Labor (2007) 4 (3): 117–119.
Published: 01 September 2007
... structures, such as 9to5 and local committees on safety and health (the so-called COSH groups), all deserve further analysis. The next his- torian to venture into this territory may well want to explore the protracted battle to set an Occupational Safety and Health Administration...
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Labor (2007) 4 (3): 120–122.
Published: 01 September 2007
... structures, such as 9to5 and local committees on safety and health (the so-called COSH groups), all deserve further analysis. The next his- torian to venture into this territory may well want to explore the protracted battle to set an Occupational Safety and Health Administration...
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Labor (2007) 4 (3): 122–124.
Published: 01 September 2007
... structures, such as 9to5 and local committees on safety and health (the so-called COSH groups), all deserve further analysis. The next his- torian to venture into this territory may well want to explore the protracted battle to set an Occupational Safety and Health Administration...