|Statement||Gordon E. Jackson.|
|LC Classifications||HD6490.R4 J3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||255 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||255|
|LC Control Number||81000556|
Since its original publication in , no book has done as much as Jeremy Brecher’s Strike! to bring American labor history to a wide ! narrates the dramatic story of repeated, massive, and sometimes violent revolts by ordinary working people in America and tells this exciting hidden history from the point of view of the rank-and-file workers who lived it/5(12). Early in his new book, Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor, former New York Times labor reporter Steven Greenhouse makes a striking observation. He writes, “There’s a hugely important but often overlooked phenomenon that goes far to explain why so many bad things are happening to American workers, and that is the decades-long . This book places the Wobblies—the famous nickname for IWW members—amid a web of radical workers, unions, and movements around the world. What may be most interesting to 21st century labor activists are the fundamental issues it raises about labor movement structure and operation, centralization, autonomy, worker militancy, and politics. Organize! Romances Featuring Labor Strikes Examples of great setting: Great Southwest Railroad Strike, The Pullman Strike, Great Anthracite Coal Strike, Steel Strike of , Railroad Shop Workers Strike of , Textile Workers Strike of , Bituminous Coal Strike, U.S. Postal Strike, UPS workers strike, The Battle of Cripple Creek.
Big Trouble is a very well-written piece of historical literature, describing a seemingly insignificant event in a unique way. The book focuses on the brutal murder of Idahos governor, Frank Steunenberg, who is killed, in winter, by a bomb attached to the gait of his house, and the subsequent trial/5. Strikes, although highly disruptive, are not uncommon for an industry that relies on a workforce of specialists, according to Robert W. Kaps in his book, Air Transport Labor Relations. The Guardian - Back to home. LA's teachers can teach the working class about the power of labor strikes Arizona and Los Angeles. His book about the teacher rebellion. Labor Day’s violent roots: How a worker revolt on the B&O Railroad left people dead. and from there the trouble raced along the great railroad lines into Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Chicago Author: Fredrick Kunkle.
Strike action, also called labor strike, labour strike, or simply strike, is a work stoppage, caused by the mass refusal of employees to work. A strike usually takes place in response to employee grievances. Strikes became common during the Industrial Revolution, when mass labor became important in . Yale's Labor Troubles Deepen as Thousands Go on Strike strikers and administrators gave various theories to explain Yale's extraordinary string of strikes, including longstanding distrust. The Radical Guidebook Embraced by Google Workers and Uber Drivers A book based on ideas associated with a labor group from the early 20th century has provided a Author: Noam Scheiber. Labor Guide to Labor Law. Abstract [Excerpt] This book is a practical guide to labor law in the private sector. The first 8 chapters present a discussion of legal principles primarily based on the Labor Management Relations Act (LMRA), , as amended, commonly referred to as the “Act.” The remaining chapters discuss principles based on the.