TITLE

THE COMPOSITION OF STRIKE ACTIVITY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

AUTHOR(S)
Lipsky, David B.; Farber, Henry S.
PUB. DATE
April 1976
SOURCE
ILR Review;Apr76, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p388
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article assesses the frequency of strikes in the U.S. construction industry in the 1970s. There was an increase in the number of wage disputes. But these results did not vary with the unemployment rate in the industry. The Chart have recorded that the number of strikes in the industry from the Korean War through the early 1960s period showed a downward trend. There was a restraining effect on strike levels during the implementation of an active incomes policy. The categories of strike activity which led to work stoppage include total, economic, working conditions, jurisdictional and union organizing.
ACCESSION #
4457455

 

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