'Jaunty individualists' or labour activists? Constermongers, trade unions, and the politics of the poor
- DETERMINANTS OF WORKING-CLASS POLITICAL IDEOLOGY: A MEXICAN CASE STUDY. Handelman, Howard // Studies in Comparative International Development;Fall76, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p39
Presents information on a study which examined the socioeconomic determinants of worker political attitudes in the Mexican Electrical Workers Union in Mexico City and the Union of Electrical Workers of the Republic of Mexico in Guadalajara, Mexico. Discussion on the working-class political...
- N.J. union roster falls, still above U.S. level. Daks, Martin C. // njbiz;2/7/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p3
The author reports that the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics found that only 17.1 percent of New Jersey's 8.1 million wage and salary workers were unionized in 2010, a drop of 19.3 percent compared to 2009.
- Involvement with Unions, Union Belief Perspectives, and Desires for Union Membership. LANGFORD, TOM // Journal of Labor Research;Summer94, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p257
This article addresses two theoretical problems associated with models of desires for union membership. First, does union involvement influence desires for membership by (1) locating unions in the routines of everyday life and thus engendering habitual desires for membership or (2) by shaping...
- One third of Bulgarian workers are low-paid. // Regional Today;10/14/2013, p1
The article focuses on a report from local news site Novinite that one third of all workers in Bulgaria are low-paid, citing a study by the union leader.
- LABOUR. // Labour / Le Travail;Spring87, Vol. 19, p265
The article presents abstracts on topics related to working class which include on the broad, interdisciplinary study of Canadian labor history, social history of Canadian working class and trade and industrial union organization.
- OCEANIA/OCEANIE. // Labour, Capital & Society;Nov1984 Supplement, Vol. 17, p15
The article presents summaries of on-going research projects in Oceania. Included are "A Comparative Study of Unions in the South Pacific;" "Political Economy of Organization of Indigenous Labour in Fiji;" and another.
- The Churches and the Unions. SULLIVAN, PATRICK J. // America;6/9/1979, Vol. 140 Issue 22, p473
The author discusses the problems encountered by labor workers in the U.S. and the gap between the labor unions and the churches. Three indicators of an alleged organized effort to cripple the American labor movement is given including the defeat of the Labor Reform Act in the 95th Congress. The...
- Right-wing Populism, and the Unions. ROSENFELO, HERMAN // Canadian Dimension;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p12
The article presents information on the popularity of right wing populism in Canada. The author comments on the appeals of the right-wing populism sections to of the working class. The political orientation of the movement is stated to have reinforced that there can not be political alternative...
- Labour Day recognises importance of unions. // Queensland Nurse;Jun2009, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p14
The article discusses Labor Day. Specific topics that are discussed in the article include ways in which members of the Queensland Nurses Union (QNU) celebrated Labor Day in 2009, the definition of Labor Day and people's opinions regarding the importance of unions during an economic recession....