TITLE

The Case for Labor

AUTHOR(S)
Rogin, Lawrence
PUB. DATE
April 1952
SOURCE
Education;Apr1952, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p537
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the influence of communists in the American labor movement. In the U.S., many union have been called communist-dominated when there was no communist domination. Moreover, there are individuals and economic groups in the state whose economic and political interest is to equate unionism and communism because they are opposed to communism. In the New Deal period, following the establishment of legal protections for unionism and the encouragement of collective bargaining, textile workers began to organize, thus, their union was strongly anti-communist. By 1941, at the second convention of the union, a constitutional provision was adopted which deny communists and fascists the right to hold office. Due to this aspect and the increase wage of textile workers, the communist influence decreased.
ACCESSION #
19111924

 

Related Articles

  • Different Views of the Duty of Fair Representation. Schwartz, Stanley J. // Labor Law Journal;Jul83, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p415 

    The article discusses several approaches to the concept of the duty of fair representation, one of the foundations of the labor union movement in the U.S. Fair representation involves philosophical concepts balancing the welfare of the individual versus the group. One of the basic tenets of the...

  • SOVIET WORKERS: A NEW BEGINNING? Panitch, Leo; Gindin, Sam // Monthly Review: An Independent Socialist Magazine;Apr91, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p17 

    The article examines labor union leadership in the Soviet Union. The All Union Central Council of Trade Unions (AUCCTU) has lost considerable powers to locals and has integrated market economy into its principles. The union is accused of limiting the rights of employees and preventing wage...

  • Tendances récentes de la n&eeacute;gociation collective au Brésil. de Almeida, Maria Herminia Tavares // Labour, Capital & Society;Apr1982, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p24 

    Trade unionism as it reappeared in the late 1970s in Brazil defined itself in opposition to two elements: firstly, to the attitudes of authoritarian government concerning worker relations and salaries, and secondly, to the union movement of the populist period. It criticized the control by the...

  • The transformation of industrial relations in eastern Germany. Jürgens, Ulrich; Klinzing, Larissa; Turner, Lowell // ILR Review;Jan93, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p229 

    Citing case studies based on interviews they conducted in 1991 and 1992 with labor representatives and managers at six eastern German manufacturing firms, the authors argue that the future could hold either vigor and growth or stagnation and permanent second-class status for the economy and...

  • The Corporate Campaign at Caterpillar. GANGEMI JR., COLUMBUS R.; TORRES, JOSEPH J. // Journal of Labor Research;Summer96, Vol. 17, p377 

    This article chronicles the dispute between the United Automobile Workers (UAW) at Caterpillar, a global market leader and world-class quality manufacturer. The company and the UAW have had a collective bargaining relationship since 1948. Over the years, the parties have engaged in hard-fought...

  • External Legitimacy of Unions: Trends in New Zealand. HARBRIDGE, RAYMOND; HONEYBONE, ANTHONY // Journal of Labor Research;Summer96, Vol. 17, p425 

    Just 5 years ago, at the pinnacle of their success. New Zealand unions negotiated collective agreements covering over 720,000 employees and were successful in persuading some 603,000 of these employees to join. In May 1991, the Employment Contracts Act, which withdrew totally any...

  • Arts centre to derecognise unions.  // Personnel Today;5/17/2005, p3 

    This article reports that the South Bank Centre in London, which includes some of the country's most prestigious arts venues, is threatening to derecognise its trade unions if they do not agree to new terms and conditions. In the kind of hard-line tactics unfamiliar to the arts world, managers...

  • excuse me, but are those pickets outside your door? Stanley, T. L. // Supervision;Feb2006, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p9 

    The article presents the results of various surveys regarding labor unions, as of February 2006. The organizations where aggressive union bargaining has taken place are listed. The reasons given by employees for disapproving unions, are stated. The reasons given by employees for approving...

  • Union do's: Organize post-split. Turner, Shawn A. // Crain's Cleveland Business;8/8/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 32, p1 

    This article reports that Union leaders and labor lawyers might not agree on much, but both say Northeast Ohio likely will see an increase in union organizing activity now that three major international unions have broken away from the AFL-CIO. The schism in the union ranks is apt to cause a...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of NEW JERSEY STATE LIBRARY

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics