eBook Workers in America: A Historical Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

  • Robert E. Weir
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  • ISBN-10: 1598847198
  • ISBN-13: 9781598847192
  • DDC: 331.0973
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 845 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released March 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

This encyclopedia traces the evolution of American workers and labor organizations from pre-Revolutionary America through the present day.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
How to Use this Work.
1: Actors and Labor.
2: Adair v. The United States.
3: Adamson Act.
4: Affirmative Action.
5: Agency Fee.
6: Agent Provocateur.
7: Agrarianism.
8: Agricultural Labor Relations Act.
9: Airline Strikes.
10: Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel, and Tin Workers.
11: Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America.
12: American Federation of Government Employees.
13: American Federation of Labor.
14: American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations.
15: American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees.
16: American Federation of Teachers.
17: American Plan.
18: American Railway Union.
19: Anarchism.
20: Anarcho-Syndicalism.
21: Anthracite Coal Strike of 1902.
22: A. Philip Randolph Institute.
23: Apprentice.
24: Arbitration/Conciliation/Mediation.
25: Aristocrats of Labor.
26: Artisan Labor.
27: Asian American Labor.
28: Assembly-Line Production.
29: Association of Catholic Trade Unionists.
30: Automation.
31: Bacon’s Rebellion.
32: Bagley, Sarah.
33: Barry, Leonora Marie.
34: Battle of Blair Mountain.
35: Bellamy, Edward.
36: Bituminous Coal Strikes of 1974 and 1977–1978.
37: Blacklist.
38: Black Lung Disease and Strike.
39: Blue-Collar Labor.
40: Boston Police Strike of 1919.
41: Boulwarism.
42: Boycott.
43: Braceros.
44: Brewery Workers.
45: Bridges, Harry.
46: Bridgestone-Firestone Strike, 1994–1995.
47: Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
48: Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters.
49: Browder, Earl Russell.
50: Buck’s Stove & Range Co. v. American Federation of Labor et al..
51: Bumping.
52: Bureau of Labor Statistics.
53: Business Agent.
54: Business Roundtable.
55: Business Unionism.
56: Butchers.
57: Capitalism.
58: Carey, James Barron.
59: Caterpillar Strike.
60: Centralia Massacre.
61: Central Labor Union.
62: Certification.
63: Change to Win Federation.
64: Chávez, César Estrada.
65: Checkoff.
66: Child Labor.
67: Chinese Exclusion Act.
68: Civil Rights Movement and Labor.
69: Civil War and Labor.
70: Class Consciousness.
71: Clayton Antitrust Act.
72: Coalition of Labor Union Women.
73: Coal Miners Strike of 1943.
74: Coeur d’Alene.
75: Cold War and Labor.
76: Collective Bargaining.
77: Colonial Labor.
78: Colorado Labor Wars.
79: Colored National Labor Union.
80: Columbine Mine Massacre.
81: Commonwealth v. Hunt.
82: Communism and Unions.
83: Company Town.
84: Company Union.
85: Comparable Worth.
86: Computer Revolution and Organized Labor.
87: Concessions.
88: Congress of Industrial Organizations.
89: Contingency Labor.
90: Contract.
91: Contract Labor.
92: Cooperatives.
93: Copper Miners and Strikes.
94: Corporate Campaign.
95: Cost-of-Living Adjustment.
96: Counterculture and Labor.
97: Cowboys.
98: Coxey’s Army.
99: Craft Unionism.
100: Davis-Bacon Act.
101: Deadheading.
102: Dead Time.
103: Debs, Eugene Victor.
104: Decertification.
105: Deindustrialization.
106: DeLeon, Daniel.
107: Democratic Party and Labor.
108: Department of Labor.
109: Depression-Era Strikes.
110: Deregulation.
111: Detroit Newspaper Strike.
112: Direct Action.
113: Division of Labor.
114: Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement.
115: Downsizing.
116: Downsizing, Decertification, and Concessions Strikes.
117: Dual Unionism.
118: Dues.
119: Eight-Hour Movement.
120: Environment and Labor.
121: Equal Pay Act of 1963.
122: Erdman Act.
123: Everett Massacre.
124: Exceptionalism.
125: Executive Orders.
126: Fair Employment Practices Commission.
127: Fair Labor Standards Act.
128: Family and Medical Leave Act.
129: Family Wage.
130: Farmer-Labor Alliances.
131: Fasanella, Ralph.
132: Fast-Track Legislation.
133: Federal Emergency Relief Administration.
134: Federal Society of Journeymen Cordwainers.
135: Fieldcrest Settlement.
136: Film and Labor.
137: Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley.
138: Fordism.
139: Foster, Frank Keyes.
140: Foster, William Zebulon.
141: Fraser, Douglas Andrew.
142: Free Labor.
143: Fringe Benefits.
144: Gastonia Strike.
145: General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.
146: General Motors Sit-Down Strike.
147: General Motors Strike of 2007.
148: General Strike.
149: George, Henry.
150: Glass Ceiling.
151: Globalization.
152: Goldman, Emma.
153: Gompers, Samuel.
154: Goon.
155: Granite Workers.
156: Grape Boycotts.
157: Great Migration.
158: Great Upheaval.
159: Green, William.
160: Greenbackism.
161: Grievance.
162: Guaranteed Annual Wage.
163: Hard Hat Riots.
164: Haymarket Bombing.
165: Haywood, William Dudley.
166: Herrin Massacre.
167: Hill, Joe.
168: Hillman, Sidney.
169: Hoffa, James Riddle.
170: Homestead Steel Lockout and Strike.
171: Homework.
172: Hormel Strike and Lockout.
173: Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees International Union.
174: Huerta, Dolores.
175: Immigrants and Labor.
176: Indentured Servant.
177: Industrial Revolution.
178: Industrial Time.
179: Industrial Unionism.
180: Industrial Workers of the World.
181: Injunction.
182: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.
183: International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union.
184: International Paper Strike.
185: International Union.
186: International Union of Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America.
187: International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers.
188: Jacksonian Era and Labor.
189: Jones, Mary Harris (“Mother”).
190: Journeyman.
191: Jurisdiction.
192: Kirkland, Joseph Lane.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Machine Politics and Labor.
2: Maintenance of Membership.
3: Major League Baseball Players Association.
4: Manifest Destiny and Work.
5: Maquiladora.
6: March on Washington (1963).
7: Marxism and Labor.
8: Masculinity and Labor.
9: Master Craftsman.
10: Matewan.
11: May Day.
12: McGuire, Peter James.
13: McKee’s Rock.
14: McNeill, George Edwin.
15: Meany, George.
16: Merit Raise.
17: Middle-Class Ideology.
18: Military and the Working Class.
19: Minimum Wage.
20: Minority Labor.
21: Mitchell, John.
22: Mohawk Valley Formula.
23: Molly Maguires.
24: Moore, Michael Francis.
25: Mullaney, Kate.
26: Muller v. Oregon.
27: Murray, Philip.
28: Music and Labor.
29: National Association of Manufacturers.
30: National Civic Federation.
31: National Education Association.
32: National Industrial Recovery Act.
33: National Labor Relations Act.
34: National Labor Relations Board v. Yeshiva University.
35: National Labor Union.
36: National Trades’ Union.
37: National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees Local 1199.
38: National War Labor Boards: World War I and World War II.
39: Native Americans and Labor.
40: Nativism and Labor.
41: New Bedford Textile Strike.
42: Newspaper Boys.
43: New York City Teachers Strike.
44: 9to5: National Association of Working Women.
45: Non-Wage Labor.
46: Norris-LaGuardia Act.
47: North American Free Trade Agreement.
48: No-Strike Pledge.
49: Nussbaum, Karen.
50: Occupational Safety and Health Act (1970).
51: Oil Workers.
52: Open Shop.
53: Operation Dixie.
54: O’Reilly, Leonora.
55: O’Sullivan, Mary Kenney.
56: Outsourcing.
57: Overtime.
58: Owen, Robert; Owen, Robert Dale.
59: Papermakers.
60: Parsons, Albert Richard; Parsons, Lucy Eldine.
61: Part-Time Labor.
62: Paternalism.
63: Pattern Bargaining.
64: Pensions.
65: Perkins, Frances Coralie.
66: Pesotta, Rose.
67: Phelps Dodge Strike.
68: Philadelphia Carpenters’ Strike (1791).
69: Picketing.
70: Piecework.
71: Pinkertons.
72: Pittston Coal Strike.
73: Popular Front.
74: Populism.
75: Postal Workers and the Strike of 1970.
76: Powderly, Terence Vincent.
77: Prevailing Wage.
78: Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization Strike.
79: Profit Sharing.
80: Progressive Era and Labor.
81: Prohibition and Labor.
82: Protectionism.
83: Protective Labor Legislation.
84: Pullman Strike/Lockout.
85: Pure and Simple Unionism.
86: Quality Circles.
87: Quickie.
88: Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.
89: Raiding.
90: Railroad Strike of 1877.
91: Railroad Strike of 1922.
92: Railway Labor Act of 1926.
93: Randolph, Asa Philip.
94: Rate Cutting.
95: Ravenswood Lockout.
96: Reagan, Ronald, and Labor.
97: Reconstruction and Labor.
98: Red Scare.
99: Reeves v. Sanderson Plumbing Products, Inc..
100: Religion and Labor.
101: Republicanism.
102: Republican Party and Labor.
103: Rerum Novarum.
104: Retail Workers.
105: Reuther, Walter.
106: Right-to-Work.
107: Runaway Capital/Shops.
108: Sabotage.
109: Salary.
110: Scab.
111: Schneiderman, Rose.
112: Second Great Awakening and Labor.
113: Service Employees International Union.
114: Service Industry.
115: Shanker, Albert.
116: Shape-Up.
117: Sherman Antitrust Act.
118: Shop Steward.
119: Sick-Out.
120: Sit-Down Strikes.
121: Skidmore, Thomas.
122: Slavery.
123: Social Darwinism.
124: Social Gospel.
125: Socialism.
126: Social Reform Unionism.
127: Social Security Act.
128: Solidarity.
129: Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union.
130: Southwest Railway Strikes of 1885–1886.
131: Speedups.
132: Staley Lockout.
133: Steel Strike of 1919.
134: Steel Strike of 1959-1960.
135: Steward, Ira.
136: Stint.
137: Strasser, Adolph.
138: Stretch-Out.
139: Strike.
140: Subcontracting.
141: Sunset Industry.
142: Sweatshop.
143: Sweeney, John Joseph.
144: Sylvis, William H..
145: Sympathy Strike.
146: Taft-Hartley Act.
147: Tariffs and Labor.
148: Taylorism.
149: Teamsters.
150: Terrorism and Labor.
151: Tompkins Square Riot.
152: Trade Union Unity League.
153: Tresca, Carlo.
154: Triangle Factory Fire of 1911.
155: Truman, Harry, and the Labor Movement.
156: Trumka, Richard Louis.
157: Underemployment.
158: Unemployment.
159: Unfair Labor Practices.
160: Union Local.
161: Union of Needletrades, Industrial, and Textile Employees.
162: Union Shop.
163: United Auto Workers of America.
164: United Auto Workers Strike of 1945–1946 (General Motors).
165: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners.
166: United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America.
167: United Farm Workers of America.
168: United Food and Commercial Workers Union.
169: United Mine Workers of America.
170: United Packinghouse Workers of America.
171: United Rubber Workers of America.
172: United Steelworkers of America.
173: Uprising of the 20,000.
174: Utopianism and American Labor.
175: Verizon Strike of 2000.
176: Vietnam War and Labor.
177: Voluntarism.
178: Wages.
179: Wal-Mart Campaign.
180: War Labor Disputes Act (Smith-Connally Act).
181: Welfare Capitalism.
182: West Virginia Mine Wars, 1919–1923.
183: White-Collar Workers.
184: Wildcat Strike.
185: Winpisinger, William Wayne.
186: Wobbly.
187: Women’s Trade Union League.
188: Workers’ Bill of Rights.
189: Working Class.
190: Workingmen’s Movement.
191: Workman’s Compensation.
192: Work Sharing.
193: Work-to-Rule.
194: Writers and Organized Labor.
195: Wurf, Jerome.
196: Yablonski, Joseph A..
197: Yellow-Dog Contract.