Locked out workers

June 1984
Commonweal;6/15/84, Vol. 111 Issue 8, p371
Twenty religious leaders gathered in the basement of the Methodist Church in Athol, Mass. listening to Monsignor George Higgens, America's leading labor priest, discuss the problems of the 375 men and women locked out of jobs at Litton Industry's UTD (Union Twist Drill) subsidiary in Athol, since Sept. 22. The battle waged here is between a small union and a giant conglomerate. It has implications reaching far beyond this semi-rural community.


Related Articles

  • Part IV. Information on the factual matters investigated by the Commission: 20. INSTITUTIONAL PROTECTION OF TRADE UNION RIGHTS: VI. Other Institutions.  // Official Bulletin: Series B;2010, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p126 

    A section from the report "Official Bulletin: Series B: Truth, Reconciliation and Justice in Zimbabwe" is presented, concerning other possible institutions that could protect trade union rights in Zimbabwe.

  • TRADE-UNION ORGANIZATION AND THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY. Hartmann, Heinz // Studies in Comparative International Development;Fall78, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p41 

    Focuses on the establishment of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) and its dependency on agencies of the European Community. Reason behind the establishment of ETUC; Impact on ETUC prospects following its dependency on the agencies; Classification of trade union movements in Europe...

  • New York City's Largest Unions.  // Crain's New York Business;12/30/2002, Vol. 18 Issue 52, p32 

    Presents statistics related to largest trade unions of New York City ranked by number of local union members as of December 30, 2002. Contact information of unions listed; Employee groups represented by listed companies.

  • Three unions agreed to merge. Hanson, Cynthia; Mclaughlin, Abraham // Christian Science Monitor;7/28/95, Vol. 87 Issue 170, p2 

    Reports plans of unions of steel-workers, machinists and auto workers in United States to merge forming the nation's largest labor group.

  • Competitiveness and the trade union response: The internal and external labor market linkages. Warrian, Peter // Canada-United States Law Journal;1990, Vol. 16, p169 

    Focuses on developments related to labor unions in Canada. Labor movement's expansion in the country; Comparison with the labor scene in the United States; Internal and external labor markets.

  • Discussion after the speeches of Irving Bluestone and Peter Warrian.  // Canada-United States Law Journal;1990, Vol. 16, p177 

    Presents the discussion that followed the speeches of panelists Irving Bluestone and Peter Warrian during the Canada-United States Law Institute's 1990 conference held in Cleveland, Ohio. Focus on labor unions in Canada and the United States.

  • Grow giants in your garden. Olson, K.M. // Flower & Garden;Mar1991, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p14 

    Discusses the World Pumpkin Confederation, a worldwide network of growers dedicated to producing giant pumpkins and other vegetables. World Pumpkin Weigh-Off; Goal of the first 1,000-pound pumpkin; Windsor, N.S. grower Howard Dill's `Atlantic Giant' seed; Various world records; Transportation...

  • CLASSIFIED ARCHIVE DEPOSITS. Bird, Stephen // Bulletin -- Society for the Study of Labour History;Jul86, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p35 

    Presents a list of several trade union organizations in Great Britain.

  • Union officials.  // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);8/14/95 Supplement, Vol. 42 Issue 33, p9 

    Lists unions in Long Island, N.Y. as of October 1994. Includes the Council of Administrators and Supervisors; Bricklayers Fringe Benefits Fund; International Brotherhood of Chauffeurs and Teamsters; Education Association of New York.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics