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Labor (2014) 11 (3): 25–29.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Thomas J. Sugrue © 2014 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 2014 “The Largest Civil Rights Organization Today”: Title VII and the Transformation of the Public Sector Thomas J. Sugrue In a 1966 interview, Gloster Current, a longtime official at the National Association...
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Labor (2014) 11 (3): 31–36.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Touré F. Reed © 2014 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 2014 Title VII, the Rise of Workplace Fairness, and the Decline of Economic Justice, 1964–2013 Touré F. Reed The celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington prompted many to reflect...
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Labor (2014) 11 (3): 37–41.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Gavin Wright © 2014 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 2014 Title VII in Economic-Historical Perspective Gavin Wright The Civil Rights Act of 1964 fully deserves its status as a watershed achievement in American political and social history, and Title VII merits full...
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Labor (2018) 15 (1): 128–129.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Historians of labor and gender will be grateful for this outstanding book; so will their students. As the author intends, it is a testimony to the transformative power of law. Title VII interpretation is currently a work in progress. The original law, as Thomas explains, could not anticipate the problems...
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Labor (2019) 16 (4): 126–127.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., feminist organizations, labor unions, gay rights leaders, and other cultural dissidents used Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act — the watershed law that outlawed workplace discrimination based on sex, race, and religion, among other attributes — to advance their political agendas. Turk argues...
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Labor (2014) 11 (3): 43–47.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of $2.25 an hour with benefits, the job was a real improvement over waitressing at Donut Dinette. But the personnel office rejected her application, claiming that the firm did not hire women with preschoolers. Her subsequent suit led to the first US Supreme Court decision on Title VII in 1971.1...
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Labor (2014) 11 (3): 15–18.
Published: 01 September 2014
... origin was now outlawed in the realm of public accommodations; the act’s Title VII added the category of sex to the list and banned most employment discrimination by unions and employers. The act was part of a “story about a rare event in America: a radical shift in national social policy,” argued...
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Labor (2014) 11 (3): 1–3.
Published: 01 September 2014
... a well-trod narrative of worker victimization in favor of a more complex treatment of the record of labor-­ management violence. Meanwhile, several distinguished commentators discuss Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 at its half-century mark, following an informative introduction...
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Labor (2014) 11 (3): 19–24.
Published: 01 September 2014
... desegregation efforts that went beyond tokenism. But the section of the act that prohibited discrimination on the job — Title VII — had the most far-reaching and enduring impact. Civil rights activists had made fair employment legislation their top legislative priority for two decades after Con...
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Labor (2006) 3 (3): 95–117.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and Administration, Region VII, Selected Documents from the Records of the Committee on Fair Employment Practice, Record Group 228, National Archives and Records Manage- ment, College Park, MD (hereafter referred to as FEPC microfi lm). In quoting working-class Memphians, I restrict...
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Labor (2012) 9 (2): 47–72.
Published: 01 May 2012
... in the Labor Department that would be folded into a European social democrat – inspired plan to deal with employment, manpower, train- ing, and apprenticeship in a wholesale fashion. Instead of Humphrey’s scheme, Con- gress passed Title VII of Civil Rights Act of This measure banned...
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Labor (2006) 3 (3): 119–138.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., 1967, “400.5—1967” folder, box 13, accession date August 18, 1972, ALPA-SSD Collection. 132 3:3 LABOR to airline passengers and a potentially dangerous impairment of the highest possible degree” of cabin safety.39 Title VII, Hot Pants...
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Labor (2021) 18 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Michael S. Neiberg Mutinous Memories: A Subjective History of French Military Protest in 1919 , Perry Matt , Manchester : Manchester University Press , 2019 , vii + 209 pp., £80.00 (cloth) © 2021 by Labor and Working-Class History Association 2021 At the beginning...
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Labor (2017) 14 (3): 115–117.
Published: 01 September 2017
... with equality feminism the victor by the 1990s. Indeed, Woloch concludes that, even though the ERA was never ratified, single-sex protective labor legislation bit the dust in the late twentieth century. A “de facto ERA” (268) emerged through statutory law—especially Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (1964...
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Labor (2006) 3 (2): 13–19.
Published: 01 May 2006
... became law, Hill worked energetically to realize its promise. He reminded NAACP branch presidents that “Title VII is not self-enforcing”: change would come only if workers fi led complaints to activate government intervention.6 Hill guided those who suffered discrimination...
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Labor (2014) 11 (2): 142–143.
Published: 01 May 2014
... is assistant professor of history at the University of Texas at Dallas. Her first book, Equality on Trial: Sex and Gender at Work in the Age of Title VII, is forthcoming. ...
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Labor (2012) 9 (2): 77–82.
Published: 01 May 2012
... on separate principles. Although it has deep historical roots, it is typically seen as having emerged in the s as part of a “civil rights agenda.”3 The antidiscrimination framework, epitomized by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of was broadened from its initial focus on race...
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Labor (2016) 13 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2016
... was the belated triumph of the Miners for Democracy insurgency with the election of reformer Arnold Miller as union president in 1973. Second, the same year saw women, protected by Title VII’s enforcement, enter the mines as laborers in record numbers. With a focus on the union’s pivotal Pittsburgh...
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Labor (2018) 15 (3): 113–114.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Perla M. Guerrero The Other California: Land, Identity, and Politics on the Mexican Borderlands , Castillo-Muñoz Verónica , Berkeley : University of California Press , 2016 , vii + 171 pp., $70.00 (cloth); $70.00 (ebook) Copyright © 2018 Labor and Working-Class History...
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Labor (2016) 13 (1): 41–63.
Published: 01 February 2016
... Debacle: From a Thundering Voice to a Confused Whisper (Recollections and Observations on the United Mine Workers and Collective Bargaining in the Coal Industry) . Parsons, WV : McClain . Turk Katherine Lee . 2011 . “Equity on Trial: Women and Work in the Age of Title VII.” PhD diss...