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Labor (2015) 12 (3): 35–51.
Published: 01 September 2015
... office workers' group, and now directs Working America, a community-based AFL-CIO group for working people who do not have a union, founded in 2003. Windham paints Nussbaum as a foremother of contemporary “alt-labor,” labor groups like Working America that are not based in traditional collective...
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Labor (2018) 15 (4): 77–91.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of production but also the means and methods of organizing. The interplay between unions and alt-labor groups, and the intervention of progressive foundations and donors, have helped shape the landscape, and need recalibration to better equip us for the journey ahead. A successful civic society requires...
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Labor (2017) 14 (2): 43–47.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., Christopher L., The State and the Unions . 8 For a popular overview, see Eidelson, “Alt-Labor.” For a recent scholarly account, see Milkman and Ott, eds. New Labor in New York . 9 For further data and examples of the rise of labor movements in the United States and globally, see Cobble...
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Labor (2021) 18 (2): 117–119.
Published: 01 May 2021
... shops and restaurants (Kenneth Guest and Margaret Chin), and in domestic work (Premilla Nadasen), as well as with new forms of “alt-labor” organizing (Ruth Milkman). These essays highlight the continued diversity and creativity of workers, even as they reflect soberly on working people's challenges...
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Labor (2018) 15 (3): 77–80.
Published: 01 September 2018
... beyond traditional union elections. She argues that young women organizing in higher education, banking, insurance, and publishing were “essentially the foremothers of what today is known as ‘alt-labor,’ the wave of workers’ centers, associations and campaigns that seek to build power for workers outside...
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Labor (2018) 15 (3): 1–4.
Published: 01 September 2018
... experience with Women Employed, an alt-labor organizing group similar to several that Windham addresses in her book, to underscore Windham’s emphasis on employer hostility (as opposed to worker apathy or resistance) as a primary source of union decline in the era. While not disagreeing, Dan Graff faults...
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Labor (2015) 12 (3): 1–4.
Published: 01 September 2015
... winds of Reaganism were, by the mid-1980s, beating down on the established trade union movement as well as on new shoots like 9to5, imagi- native spirits were already cooking up new strategies that would ultimately come to be grouped as “alt-Labor.” Among them, one...
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Labor (2018) 15 (3): 81–84.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of collective bargaining in a new era. She has made an important contribution to the effort to do this by illuminating the state of organizing in the 1970s and the ways in which that organizing was stymied. Building on the experiences of “alt-labor” organizations, new and old, is another essential element. I...
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Labor (2023) 20 (4): 69–75.
Published: 01 December 2023
... by “alt-labor” worker centers that organized domestic workers, day laborers, taxi drivers, and restaurant workers—while also bringing extensive media and public attention to wage theft and other workplace abuses suffered disproportionately by immigrant workers. At the same time, labor rights were...
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Labor (2017) 14 (2): 21–42.
Published: 01 May 2017
... convened a summit meeting at the White House, “The Future of Worker Voice,” that brought together many reform advocates from unions, “alt-labor” organizations, think tanks, and academia. 52 The labor movement has proved surprisingly open to the new ideas generated in these discussions. The AFL-CIO’s...
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Labor (2007) 4 (1): 146–147.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., and the Rise of Alt-Global Politics is forthcoming from Duke University Press. His most recent book was Drowning in Laws: Labor Law and Brazilian Political Culture (2004). Nelson Lichtenstein teaches history at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he directs the Center for the Study...
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Labor (2014) 11 (3): 1–3.
Published: 01 September 2014
... discussions of recent-day “alt-­ unionism,” including treatments of District 65, California’s National Union of Healthcare Workers, and Randi Storch’s synthesis of the twentieth-century labor movement. Two new works on Latin American labor history are represented, as well as Lilia Fernández’s...
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Labor (2022) 19 (3): 77–83.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Michelle Chen meeshellchen@gmail.com Copyright © 2022 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 2022 17. Most of my knowledge of zines comes from having published one and read many during the 1990s and early 2000s, but zine culture has been more formally documented...
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Labor (2007) 4 (1): 33–40.
Published: 01 March 2007
...John D. French Labor and Working-Class History Association 2007 Wal-Mart, Retail Supremacy, and the Relevance of Political Economy: The Intermestic Challenge of Contemporary Research (Academic, Agitational, and Constructive) John D. French Nelson Lichtenstein’s recent edited...
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Labor (2019) 16 (3): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Movement,” BSF-ICFBI, R: boi-section-875–95–0023 (alt.930), 395–402; Mooney Eichacker, Irish Republican Women in America , 45 . 10 Brundage, Irish Nationalists in America , 149–54 ; McKillen, Chicago Labor , 19–37 ; McKillen, Making the World Safe for Workers , 100–111 . 9 Barrett...
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Labor (2024) 21 (1): 42–59.
Published: 01 March 2024
...Marta Macedo Abstract This article examines two distant workspaces of cocoa: plantations in São Tomé, a small Portuguese colonial island in the African Gulf of Guinea, and a British chocolate factory. In line with commodity-centered histories, it focuses on the diversity of labor systems...
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Labor (2018) 15 (1): 81–91.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the Fight for $15, which organized the biggest wave of strikes in years. During this time, the Washington Post and Chicago Tribune hired labor reporters, and so did many websites and alt-media outlets: the Huffington Post, Gawker, BuzzFeed, ThinkProgress, The Nation , not to mention the excellent...
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Labor (2005) 2 (1): 140–143.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Nelson Lichtenstein © 2005 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 2005 Deadline for Action Union Films, 1946 40 mins; Our Union United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE), 1947 22 mins; The Great Swindle Union Films, 1948 30 mins...
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Labor (2005) 2 (1): 143–144.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Gerald Ronning © 2005 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 2005 An Injury to One Directed by Travis Wilkerson First Run/Icarus Films, 2002 53 mins. FILM REVIEWS Deadline for Action Union Films, 1946 40 mins. Our...
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Labor (2005) 2 (1): 145–147.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Dana Frank © 2005 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 2005 Chain of Love Directed by Marije Meerman First Run/Icarus Films,2002 50 mins; Working Women of the World Directed by Marie France Collard First Run/Icarus Films, 2002 53 mins...