Lipsky, David B.; Farber, Henry S.
April 1976
ILR Review;Apr76, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p388
Academic Journal
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.


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