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Labor (2010) 7 (1): 67–91.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... Labor leaders cooperated with business interests and local politicians in private campaigns like the American Legion Re-Employment campaign and in government organizations like the Illinois Emergency Relief Commission (IERC). After Franklin D. Roosevelt's election, New Deal relief relied upon local...
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Labor (2012) 9 (4): 61–65.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Thomas A. Kochan © 2012 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 2012 Calling All Academics: Engage in Current Labor and Employment Policy Debates Thomas A. Kochan The Barack Obama administration entered office with high expectations for revers- ing the neglect...
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Labor (2012) 9 (4): 75–81.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Richard McIntyre © 2012 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 2012 Radical Labor Economics, Labor History, and Employment Relations: The State of the Conversation Richard McIntyre For the kind of radical labor economics I am interested in, the guiding questions...
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Labor (2017) 14 (2): 69–93.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Michael Dennis More than social security, job creation programs, or Keynesian fiscal policy, the idea of full employment galvanized the progressive intelligentsia and excited the imagination of working-class Americans in the 1940s. If historians of the period discuss it at all, however...
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Labor (2019) 16 (4): 105–106.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Jaipreet Virdi Working toward Equity: Disability Rights Activism and Employment in Late Twentieth-Century Canada , Galer Dustin , Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2018 , 328 pp., $80.00 (cloth); $32.95 (paper); $32.95 (e-book) Copyright © 2019 Labor and Working-Class...
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Published: 01 May 2017
Figure 1 “For full employment after the war, register, vote.” Ben Shahn poster for the CIO-PAC, 1944, Courtesy of the Library of Congress. Figure 1. “For full employment after the war, register, vote.” Ben Shahn poster for the CIO-PAC, 1944, Courtesy of the Library of Congress. More
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Labor (2008) 5 (2): 137–139.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Alicja Muszynski Pick One Intelligent Girl: Employability, Domesticity, and the Gendering of Canada's Welfare State, 1939 -1947 Jennifer A. Stephen Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007 x + 299 pp., C$75.00 (cloth); C$29.95 (paper) Labor and Working-Class History Association 2008...
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Labor (2006) 3 (2): 41–65.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Greg Patmore Labor and Working-Class History Association 2006 Employee Representation Plans in the United States, Canada, and Australia: An Employer Response to Workplace Democracy Greg Patmore Can workers be represented without trade unions? Trade union density in the United...
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Labor (2018) 15 (3): 81–84.
Published: 01 September 2018
.... The experiences of those of us in what has been called the working women’s movement bear out her arguments. I am not a historian—my comments are aimed at connecting what I was experiencing as an organizer with Windham’s narrative. I was organizing in the 1970s around women’s employment issues as a member...
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Labor (2021) 18 (3): 160–162.
Published: 01 September 2021
... Sectors,” “International Dimensions and Mobility,” “Varieties of Work,” “Entrepreneurs and Self-Employment,” and “The State, Unions and Welfare.” General Labour History of Africa is multidisciplinary and includes scholars from various fields within the social sciences. The authors of the various...
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Labor (2019) 16 (2): 142–145.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Bruce Laurie Against Labor: How U.S. Employers Organized to Defeat Union Activism , Feurer Rosemary Pearson Chad , eds., Urbana : University of Illinois Press , 2017 , x + 269 pp., $95.00 (cloth), $28.00 (paper), $25.20 (ebook) Copyright © 2019 Labor and Working-Class...
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Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 2 Unfair labor practices (ULP) charges against employers (1950–90). Source: NLRB Annual Reports, 1950–90 Figure 2. Unfair labor practices (ULP) charges against employers (1950–90). Source: NLRB Annual Reports, 1950–90 More
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Labor (2016) 13 (1): 11–39.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Gregory Wood This article examines struggles over smoking privileges on industrial shop floors during World War II. I argue that workers' wartime demands for an end to employer smoking prohibitions contributed significantly to several noteworthy strikes in automobile factories and defense plants...
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Labor (2016) 13 (2): 33–61.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the Diocesan Labor Institute of Connecticut in the 1940s and 1950s and chaired the Bishops' Ad Hoc Committee on Farm Labor in California in the early 1970s. Rev. Donnelly not only helped strengthen conservative forces in Connecticut unions and mediated disputes between unions and employers in Hartford for two...
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Labor (2013) 10 (3): 57–79.
Published: 01 September 2013
... became the employer's voice in the workplace, repeating arguments drawn from management literature and seeking to change how workers thought about their relationship with their employer. Propaganda work also required labor spies to develop sufficiently intimate friendships with employees, so...
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Labor (2008) 5 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 March 2008
... that technology has acted as an independent force compelling the replacement of children by machines. However, this study shows that technology had contradictory impacts upon the employment of children, reducing it in some areas and actually stimulating greater employment of children in others...
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Labor (2008) 5 (1): 47–74.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., in the guise of workers, bred suspicion and undermined solidarity among workers. Labor espionage quickly spread across American industry, while fare collection technologies gradually replaced spotters. Historians have treated labor espionage as a straightforward example of employers' drive for workplace...
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Labor (2018) 15 (1): 53–65.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Executive Order 8587, which ended the civil service employment application photograph requirements. Anderson’s advocacy journalism, centered upon union action and workplace justice, illustrates how the black press embraced employment issues and made them central to African American aspirations for racial...
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Labor (2021) 18 (4): 9–39.
Published: 01 December 2021
.... Paradoxically, the men who now began typing, filing, and performing data entry for themselves did not generally consider the imposition of these new tasks an increase in work. Rather, they called it “automation.” Employers’ and computer manufacturers’ regendering of the QWERTY keyboard from feminine to neuter...
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Labor (2010) 7 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 March 2010
... that the book, however, largely follows the traditional line of civil rights movement historiography in recognizing which areas were targets of urban activism: housing, education, and employment. If Sugrue had investigated the breadth of causes that African American community organizations were involved...