Health Security for All? Social Unionism and Universal Health Insurance, 1935--1958
- The needs of workers and the role of unions. // Scholastic Update;2/7/86, Vol. 118 Issue 16, p6
The needs of workers and the role of unions changed dramatically during the nation's transition from the Industrial Age to the Computer Age. Explains how labor unions helped shape US history through the changing eras. INSET: Highlights of US labor history.;words from the working world..
- Union Membership. // Congressional Digest;Jun/Jul93, Vol. 72 Issue 6/7, p169
Focuses on the declining trend in total union membership. Excerpts from a 1992 Library of Congress Congressional Research Service report `Union Membership Trends and Concessionary Bargaining'; Private sector industries with highest percentage of union members; Organizing new members; Future of...
- United they stand. // Canada & the World Backgrounder;Dec97, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p10
Presents a historical look at trade unions in Canada, How the formation of the Trades and Labour Congress of Canada (TLCC) was a major step in the fight for better, more humane working conditions; The set back of the labor movement during two world wars; Number of Canadian workers that belong...
- Stopping the press in Pittsburgh. Gibbons, Russell W. // Commonweal;9/11/92, Vol. 119 Issue 15, p9
Traces the history of the labor movement in Pittsburgh from the twilight years of the 19th century to the present. Focus on a recent standoff between union workers at the `Pittsburgh Press' and management over the use of replacement workers; How corporate management at the parent E.W. Scripps...
- Trade unions legalised, 29 June 1871. Sale, Jonathan // New Statesman;6/28/96, Vol. 125 Issue 4290, p13
Focuses on the legalization of trade unions in Great Britain on June 29, 1871. First recorded union in 1667; Approval of the 1799 Combination Act.
- Jonathan Sale's socialist almanack. // New Statesman & Society;06/28/96, Vol. 125 Issue 4288, p13
Recounts the legalization of trade unions in Great Britain on June 29, 1871. First recorded union; Aim of the Combination Act of 1799; Repeal of the Combination Act which mad way for the Master and Servant Act of 1871.
- � Barrer la voie au syndicalisme � : les man�uvres de l'�tat qu�b�cois contre la Soci�t� bienveillante des journaliers de navires � Qu�bec et les autres soci�t�s de secours mutuel, 1869-1899. Bischoff, Peter C. // Labour / Le Travail;Fall2009, Vol. 64, p301
The article presents a French and English abstract of the article "'Barrer la voie au syndicalisme'" : les man�uvres de l'�tat qu�b�cois contre la Soci�t� bienveillante des journaliers de navires � Qu�bec et les autres soci�t�s de secours mutuel, 1869-1899," by Peter C. Bischoff.
- Gender and the politics of class formation: Rethinking German labor history. Canning, Kathleen // American Historical Review;Jun92, Vol. 97 Issue 3, p736
Analyzes prevalent paradigms of class formation, critiques their neglect of gender and explores the implications of bringing gender into the existing models using the historical case study of male and female textile workers in Germany between 1880 and 1930. Four levels of working-class...
- The new southern labor history revisited: The success of... Draper, Alan // Journal of Southern History;Feb96, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p87
Reports on an article which seeks to show that union organizing was less successful in the South due to low-wage, competitive and small-firm structure of southern history, in the 1930s. Arguments from new southern labor historians; Unions used to support arguments.