Labor Unions (Opposing Viewpoints)

by Viqi Wagner

Publisher: Greenhaven Press

Written in English
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  • Labor & Employment,
  • Social Science - Politics & Government,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Labor unions,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12)
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Number of Pages239
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ISBN 100737738235
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First, the NLRA imposes on unions a duty to represent the employees in the bargaining unit fairly. For example, a union cannot treat a non-dues paying member differently from a dues paying member. Second, the NLRA prohibits unions from engaging in certain types of strikes. Resources: ; National Labor Relations Act; NLRB Decisions; NLRB. Historical books about History of Labor Unions. This is a good place to start. The two long books cover a lot of territory, but they succeed in putting labor history in context. A trade union (or a labor union in American English), often simply called a union, is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve many common goals, such as protecting the integrity of their trade, improving safety standards, and attaining better wages, benefits (such as vacation, health care, and retirement), and working conditions through the increased bargaining power. Find labor unions in Maryland on Yellowbook. Get reviews and contact details for each business including videos, opening hours and more.

Books can be -- and have been -- written about dozens of individual aspects of labor unions in the United States. This volume, then, is undertaken with some necessary restrictions in scope. The material focuses almost entirely on the current scene, with historical background and development supplied only in cases where it might not be obvious. This is an incoplete list of the unions in North Central Florida. Please email us at [email protected] for any updates. Follow this link for a list of abbrivations. The trade union woman Summary The book examines the history of women's labor organizations and the relationship of working-class women to the campaign for woman suffrage. Contributor Names Henry, Alice, Catt, Carrie Chapman, , former owner.

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In conjunction with other social scientists, we were able to provide a more complete picture of how unions impact society. The book looked at unions from two perspectives: first, what we called the monopoly face of union – unions acting as raisers of benefits for their members – and second, the voice face of unions, or how unions represented labour in the workplace and in the body politic.

Labor Unions: Selected full-text books and articles. Labor in America: A History By Melvyn Dubofsky; Foster Rhea Dulles Harlan Davidson, (7th edition) Read preview Overview.

Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor and a New Path toward Social Justice By Bill Fletcher Jr.; Fernando Gapasin University of California Press,   Greenhouse’s book chronicles the rise of organized labor in the first half of the 20th Century and its dizzying fall in the following decades.

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Ships from and sold by A History of America in Ten Strikes by Erik Loomis Hardcover $ In s: How to Strike and Win: A Labor Notes Guide. Strikes by unorganized workers led to the founding of unions.

Strikes won the first union contracts. Strikes over the years won bigger paychecks, vacations, seniority rights, and the right to tell the foreman “that’s not my job.”.

Without strikes we would have no labor movement, no unions, no contracts, and a far worse working and living situation. Greenhouse’s book helps us remember that labor unions really did build the middle class, raise the dignity of workers, and civilize workplaces.

It also gives us reason to believe that, as labor activist Rose Schneiderman poetically framed it, workers still “must have bread” but “must have roses, too.” —Robert Bruno, Perspectives on Work. Labor's Bookstore P.O.

Box Rochester, NY [email protected] Call or Text: ‎A company can be forced, legally, to accommodate unions' companies must allow unions to interact with workers as protected by government.

Understanding the situation is important for workers and bosses alike. Understanding what Labor Unions want is. A History of American Labor. by Joseph G Rayback. The History of American Labor delves into the history of labor in America from the colonial days until the mid’s.

Rayback’s work is considered to be a foundational text for any readers of American labor union history. out of 5 stars Still a valuable review of the literature on the role of labor unions in the economy. Reviewed in the United States on August 1, Verified Purchase.

A very useful summary of findings about the social benefits and costs of organized labor. Still useful today despite the substantial decline in union coverage and bargaining Cited by: The End of American Labor Unions is an extraordinary read and a fundamentally imperative addition to academic library reference American Labor History reference collections and supplemental studies reading lists." —Midwest Book Review "The End Of American Labor Unions is a good little book, packed with insight and analysis.

Holt and Company, - Labor unions - pages. 1 Review. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. User Review - Flag as inappropriate. Well written Hi, This book is well written. It is a commentary on Labor Unions of the early 20th century.

Lots of good vocabulary. This book actually has Google Play "flowing text 5/5(1). A classic account of low-wage workers’ organization that the US Department of Labor calls one of the “ books that has shaped work in America.” As low-wage organizing campaigns have been reignited by the Fight for 15 movement and other workplace struggles, Poor Workers’ Unions is as prescient as ever.

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The Anthropology of Labor Unions presents ethnographic data and analysis in eight case studies from several very diverse industries. It covers a wide range of topics, from the role of women and community in strikes to the importance of place in organization, and addresses global concerns with studies from Mexico and Malawu.

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1 - 20 of 38 results. Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. QUICK ADD. That's Not Fair!: Emma by Carmen Tafolla. Chapter Labor Unions Chapter Incentive Pay Chapter Unemployment Mathematical Appendix — Detailed Table of Contents.

Introduction Chapter 1. Introduction to Labor Economics 1. An Economic Story of the Labor Market 2. The Actors in the Labor Market 3. Why Do We Need a Theory. Appendix: An Introduction to Regression Analysis Chapter. Inthe National Labor Union was created with the goal of limiting the workday for federal employees to eight hours.

However, the private sector was much harder for unions to penetrate. From their earliest efforts to organize, unions have been confronted with hostile judges and antiunion doctrines. In this book, Julius G.

Getman argues that while the role of the Supreme Court has become more central in shaping labor law, its opinions betray a profound ignorance of labor relations along with a persisting bia Labor unions and 4/5(1). Robert Schwartz's latest book, a thoroughly revised and updated second edition of Strikes, Picketing and Inside Campaigns, walks union members and leaders through their rights to speak out.

An easy-to-read resource and a powerful tool for any union mobilizing its ranks, this book will help you organize your next contract campaign, work grievance action, or picket.

Extremely lengthy (almost p.) online version of book covers everything you need to know about unfair labor practice. Your rights in the workplace, Nolo, Chapter Labor unions "provides information about labor unions in the U.S. such as the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, and the Labor Management.

book balance — The amount of money in a bank account on a particular date as recorded by the union in its financial records. book value — The amount shown in the union’s records for a particular asset, normally the cost of the asset less accumulated depreciation.

C cancelled check — An original check which has cleared through the bank. The National Labor Relations Act, or the Wagner Act, was a huge challenge to provided a legal process through which workers can win a union and compel companies to negotiate a contract with them.

In many ways, it was the answer to the late nineteenth and early twentieth century’s big labor question: how are we going to deal with the contradiction between the promise of.

Labor unions have a long and colorful history in the United States. To some people, they conjure up thoughts of organized crime and gangsters like Jimmy Hoffa. To others, labor unions represent solidarity among the working classes, bringing people together across many professions to lobby for better rights, wages and ofmillion people were union members, and although.

In their groundbreaking book on labor relations, What Do Unions Do?, Richard B. Freeman and James L. Medoff stressed the importance of. European Labor Unions provides a picture of the evolution of trade unionism in Europe.

It includes 31 national chapters representing all European countries at the time the book was planned inwith the exceptiuon of Andorra, Liechtenstein, and Monaco, but including such countries as Turkey, Iceland, and Yugoslavia.

Additionally, there is a chapter on European regional organizations. [Excerpt] The purpose of this book is to introduce the reader to the federal law of unions and employers.

This law is composed of two major elements. The first element is the National Labor Relations Act and the amendments to it. The second element is the decisions of the National Labor Relations Board and of. The Bureau of Labor Relations and the Labor Relations Divisions in the regional offices of the Department of Labor, shall have original and exclusive authority to act, at their own initiative or upon request of either or both parties, on all inter-union and intra-union conflicts, and all disputes, grievances or problems arising from or.

The book ends with some muscular ideas: 1) Unions must again connect with a higher cause. Remember that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. gave. Labor unions in the United States are organizations that represent workers in many industries recognized under US labor law since the enactment of the National Labor Relations activity today centers on collective bargaining over wages, benefits, and working conditions for their membership, and on representing their members in disputes with management over violations of.

Chapter Labor Unions Table about here -- Political power Most discussions of unions focus only on the issue of economic power and the impact of unions on the labor market. While this is undoubtedly the main motivation for most people in joining a union, it is by no means the only important role that unions play in society.Labor unions protect workers’ rights in certain industries.

A union functions like democracy by holding elections for appointing officers. It is the obligation of the union officers to make decisions beneficial to the union participants. The union’s structure is as a locally based employee group who get a charter from an organization at the. Labor Day heroes: The 7 most pro-union comic books ever made Yes, when they're not saving the planet, some of your favorite superheroes have stood up for workers' rights.