The Study of Industrial and Labor Relations in Catholic Colleges

Justin, Brother
October 1949
Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Oct49, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p70
Academic Journal
The article discusses the history of the development of industrial and labor relations curricula by Catholic colleges in the U.S. The development of the study came after Catholic school administrators realized that schools in the country were not attempting to train for union leadership on the same level as they trained for management and business administration courses. Catholic schools started to influence their colleagues in non-Catholic or state institutions to realize the need for courses in industrial relations. The first school who formally organized industrial relations department which opened in the year 1944 was Rockhurst College, a Jesuit college in Kansas city.


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