'If We Depart from These Conditions...': Trade Union Reactions to European Immigrant Workers in the Textile Industry C. 1946â€“1952
- The Barefoot Aristocrats (Book Review). Smelser, Neil J. // American Historical Review;Apr89, Vol. 94 Issue 2, p442
Reviews the book 'The Barefoot Aristocrats: A History of the Amalgamated Association of Operative Cotton Spinners,' edited by Alan Fowler and Terry Wyke.
- Boomer business by the lakeside. Ross, Ian // Northern Ontario Business;Jul2007, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p26
The article reports on the launch of initiatives by the Forestry Capital of Canada to promote Lake of the Woods and attract entrepreneurs, their families and business to the lake. Kenora, Ontario is promoting the lake to families after experiencing losses in the forestry sector. Two forestry...
- Riding for Amnesty. // Hispanic;Apr2003, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p11
Reports on the plan of immigrant labor groups to conduct a national Freedom Ride in the U.S. in September 2003. Purpose of the move; List of immigration reforms proposed by the workers.
- "Something Will Drop": Socialists, Unions, and Trusts in Nineteenth-Century Holyoke. ROOT, JOSHUA L. // Historical Journal of Massachusetts;Fall2009, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p36
The article discusses the industrial and labor relations history of Holyoke, Massachusetts in the late 19th century. Topics discussed include the proliferation of paper, woolen, and cotton mills and other factories in the city, as well as the wealth they generated for capitalists and the social...
- Clients and Consciousness: Drawing Militancy from Confusion on the Front Lines of the State. McElligott, Greg // Labour / Le Travail;Fall97, Vol. 40, p171
THIS ARTICLE uses the experience of the Canada Employment and Immigration Union to argue that progressive political action is still possible on the front lines of the state. The CEIU has used client coalitions to defend and transform its membership, and these efforts have been aided by the...
- UNIONISM, MIGRATION, AND THE MALE NON-WHITE-WHITE UNEMPLOYMENT DIFFERENTIAL. Rapping, Leonard A. // Southern Economic Journal;Jan66, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p317
In this paper I will consider the role which nonwhite and white migration patterns play in the emergence of a regional difference in incidence of unemployment by race. I will consider also the possible influences of unionism.
The evidence examined in this study indicates that the regional...
- CHH now upsetting 'Aussie Unions.'. // Inwood;Sep/Oct2008, Issue 82, p6
The article reports that the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union has criticized Carter Holt Harvey over its indifference to public opinion and unusual approach to human resource and stakeholders communication. In September 2008, union leaders in Australia were demanding the federal...
- From labour market exclusion to industrial solidarity: Australian trade union responses to Asian.... Quinlan, Michael; Lever-Tracy, Constance // Cambridge Journal of Economics;Jun90, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p159
Focuses on the role of immigration in the foundation of the economy of Australia. Examination of the labor market and industrial solidarity; Response to trade unions of Asian workers; Reason for establishment of the 'White Australia' policy by the labor movement.
- Dispelling the migrant myth. // World of Work;Sep2006, Issue 57, p20
The article informs about the prevalent myths related to poor working conditions of migrant workers. It is perceived that migration is a choice and immigrant workers are a burden to the host countries. However, migrants in Great Britain pay more tax and social security contributions. The...