labor problem in the United States. by Earl Everett Cummins

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Paginationxvii, 669 p. diag.
Number of Pages669
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cummins, E.E. Labor problem in the United States. New York, D. Van Nostrand Co. [©] (OCoLC) COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

From the Virginia Indentured Servants' Plot of to the Football Players' Strike ofthis cornucopia of short articles about labor unrest in the United States covers not only strikes, but also lockouts, boycotts, race riots, slave rebellions, and radical political by: 7.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Donaldson, McPherrin Hatfield, Labor problems in the United States. New York, London [etc.] Longmans, Green and Co., Excerpt During the past decade so many changes have occurred in the American scene which affect labor that a new statement of our labor problem appears justifiable.

As these problems become more pressing, increasingly it is government which undertakes to deal with the difficulties facing workers, both employed and unemployed. The chapter on slavery in America describes the problem of forced labor in the United States and identifies the steps the country will need to take in order to combat the problem.

Labor Problems in Quartermaster Procurement, Erna Risch, Harold Wesley Thatcher, Harry Beller Yoshpe, United States. Army. Quartermaster Corps. U.S. Government Printing Office, - Coal - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. If you're interested in United States history and have read Howard Zinn's "A People's History" and you're interested in the early days of the United States labor movement this is a great starting point.

The chapter about the fight for the 8-hour work day alone is worth buying the book. If you're a union member, this is a must by: From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend: A Short, Illustrated History of Labor in the United States Priscilla Murolo.

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Labor problem in the United States. New York, Labor problem in the United States. book. Van Nostrand Co. [] (OCoLC) The history of work and labor in the United States reflects the change, discussed earlier, in economies from agricultural to industrial to postindustrial.

From the time the colonies began in the s until well into the 19th century, the United States was primarily an agricultural society, as people worked on their own farms, and the family. History of the Labor Movement in the United States, v. 4 book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Dedicated to Elizabeth Gurl /5. In the summary, the authors state: "So there may be a future in labor in the United States.

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The labor movement in the United States grew out of the need to protect the common interest of workers. For those in the industrial sector, organized labor unions fought for better wages.

Former Times reporter Pawel won a California Book Award for her look at the life of Chávez, the labor activist and co-founder of the United Farm Workers. Her book. First, the book is organized around contemporary problems as a means of teaching the core principles of labor law.

Second, although the primary focus of the book is the National Labor Relations Act, considerable attention is given to the Railway Labor Act and public sector labor laws because of their growing relative importance in contemporary Reviews: 3.

The labor history of the United States describes the history of organized labor, US labor law, and more general history of working people, in the United ing in the s, unions became important components of the Democratic historians question why a Labor Party did not emerge in the United States, in contrast to Western Europe.

Slave labor in the American South supplied factories in both England, where they were notorious for child labor and other horrors, and the United States, where factory fires took the lives of. The labor problem encompasses the difficulties faced by wage-earners and employers who began to cut wages for various reasons including increased technology, desire for lower costs or to stay in business.

The wage-earning classes responded with strikes, by unionizing and. “Child labor is one of those invisible problems,” Hancock said.

“It’s not something that’s really obvious to the public at large. But it’s a real issue for the victims of child labor. (United States) The National Labor Relations Act, also known as the Wagner Act, was passed. It clearly established the right of all workers to organize and to elect their representative for collective bargaining purposes.

(United States) Negro Labor Committee founded. (United States) United Auto Workers founded. Agricultural labor. One way that young people in the United States suffer from children’s rights violations is through child labor – especially in the agricultural sector.

According to the Human Rights Watch (HRW), children in the United States working on farms are unprotected from the danger of using dangerous tools and machinery, as well as many other dangers of working on farms. Current Issues in Labor & Employment Law The economy and technology are changing, and with them the laws governing the workplace.

This week, we. Cutting costs, growing problems: hospital issues in the United States and Canada Cleaning Up: How Hospital Outsourcing Is Hurting Workers and Endangering Patients. By Dan Zuberi, Ithaca, NY: ILR Press, pp., $ hardcover, $ paperback.

United States labor law sets the rights and duties for employees, labor unions, and employers in the United States. Labor law's basic aim is to remedy the "inequality of bargaining power" between employees and employers, especially employers "organized in the corporate or other forms of ownership association".Over the 20th century, federal law created minimum social and economic rights, and.

means it’s official. Federal government websites often end Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site. Despite its decline throughout the advanced industrial nations, child labor remains one of the major social, political, and economic concerns of modern history, as witnessed by the many high-profile stories on child labor and sweatshops in the media today.

This work considers the issue in three parts. The first section discusses child labor as a social and economic problem in America from an 5/5(2). The American Federation of Labor (AFL) was a national federation of labor unions in the United States founded in Columbus, Ohio, in December by an alliance of craft unions disaffected from the Knights of Labor, a national labor union.

Samuel Gompers of the Cigar Makers' International Union was elected president at its founding convention and reelected every year, except one, until his. Labor force the measure of the number of people actively involved in the labor market is a topic of concern for economists (Bullard 1).

Since the financial crisis and Great Recession ofeconomists are closely observing the changing nature of the labor force in the United States, in an effort to understand sources of future economic growth. At present, manual labor in the United States is not without problems by a long shot.

However, manual labor no longer has many of the countless problems that burdened workers during the s. The problems in industry during this period consisted of intensely long working hours without breaks, low wages, and (especially in the steel industry.

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This is a problem in any society, but it is especially intense in a country like the United States with very high levels of geographical mobility, with highly competitive labor markets, with anonymous suburbs, and with a.

Inthe civilian labor force of the United States numbered about million people. In economic terms a distinction is made between the labor force and the general population.

The labor force participation rate in the United States was at percent as of August Inthe labor force participation rate among females in the U.S. was at percent.

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