Union bosses demand House of Commons hearing over UBU closure
- DIVIDED WE FALL: THE CHINESE AND THE MELBOURNE FURNITURE TRADE UNION, 1870-1900. MARKUS, ANDREW // Labour History;May1974, Issue 26, p1
The article discusses labor union opposition to Chinese workers in the furniture trade of Melbourne, Australia in the late 19th century. Actions to oppose Chinese competition by furniture workers, especially cabinetmakers, are discussed, including formation of the Anti-Chinese League, the push...
- Germans, knights, communists and craftsmen. Johnston, Michael // Wood & Wood Products;1995 Centennial, Vol. 100 Issue 14, p166
Reports on the emergence of several woodworking unions in the furniture factories and their struggles for fair labor practices. Includes the Knights of Labor; Amalgamated Wood Workers International Union of America-AFL; United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners; United Furniture Workers of...
- Silentnight and Walker & Homer tipped to pick up GUS manufacturing contract. Westphal, Linda // Cabinet Maker;02/20/98, Issue 5076, p3
Reports on Silentnight Holdings and Walker & Homer's likelihood of winning a contract to supply furniture to Great Universal Stores PLC in Great Britain, following the company's decision to pull out of manufacturing. Criteria used by Great Universal in selecting suppliers; Reasons of Great...
- GM, union begin talks. // Crain's Detroit Business;6/24/96, Vol. 12 Issue 26, p20
Reports on General Motors (GM) Corp.'s negotiations with the International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Salaried and Furniture Workers which represents GM employees.
- Unions start year with successful vote. Wooley, Deb // South Carolina Business Journal;Apr95, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p1
Reports on the success of union elections in South Carolina in the first three months of 1995. Victory of International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Technical, Salaried and Machine Workers in representation of Yusa Exide Inc. employees; National Labor Relations Board ruling on Amalgamated...
- Last non-union GM parts plant organized by IUE. // Ward's Auto World;Apr94, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p10
Reports on the decision of workers of General Motors (GM) Delco Remy Division battery plant in Anaheim, California to form a union. Victory by the International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Salaried, Machine and Furniture workers.
- Working with union locals paying off for Delphi. Couretas, John // Plastics News;8/19/1996, Vol. 8 Issue 25, p12
Reports on Delphi Automotive Systems' contract negotiations with Local 801 of the International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Salaried, Machine and Furniture Workers. Terms under contract; Focus on national negotiations between the United Auto Workers and American automobile manufacturers;...
- The union adapts. R.J.B. // Appliance Manufacturer;Jul95, Vol. 43 Issue 7, pGEA23
Focuses on the role of Norman T. Mitchell, president of the International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Salaried, Machine and Furniture Workers (IUE), Local 761, in the efforts to save GE Appliances' facility in Louisville, Ky. Number of jobs affected; Creation of the Save the Park team; Key...
- Battle brews over metromail sale. // Catalog Age;04/15/98, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p7
Announces that Great Universal Stores Plc, a British catalog/retail giant, was trying to purchase Metromail Corporation. Amount of money Great Universal Stores was willing to pay for the company; Corporate information on Metromail; Comments from Lord Wolfson, chairman of Great Universal Stores.