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Work, family, and the labor movement

Lea Grundy

Work, family, and the labor movement

by Lea Grundy

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Published by Radcliffe Public Policy Institute, Radcliffe College in Cambridge, Mass. (69 Brattle St., Cambridge 02138) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Work and family -- United States.,
    • Labor movement -- United States.,
    • Labor unions -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 21).

      StatementLea Grundy and Netsy Firestein.
      SeriesChanging work in America series
      ContributionsFirestein, Netsy., Radcliffe Public Policy Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD4904.25 .G78 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination21 p. ;
      Number of Pages21
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL467571M
      LC Control Number98188959

      On average, women participate less in the labor market than men, whereas they assume the lion’s share of unpaid work in the household. Economists have traditionally explained this pattern as the outcome of a coordination game where a more or less complete division of labor is the efficient solution due to increasing returns to human capital: people get better and better at the . From to Pearl Harbor, the novel follows the fortunes of a Pittsburgh family who owns a steel mill. Begins with the arrival of the Irish maid who becomes the mainstay of the family and describes the Irish and Slovak steel workers, labor problems at the mill, and the lives and loves of various members of the family.

      It not only put him in the forefront of the new labor history movement, it also cemented his already-considerable reputation. Gutman left SUNY-Buffalo in to take a job at the University of Rochester. During this time, he conducted most of the research for his massive, path-breaking work, The Black Family in Slavery and Freedom, –Alma mater: Queens College, CUNY, Columbia . A summary of The Labor Movement: – in History SparkNotes's The Gilded Age & the Progressive Era (–). Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Gilded Age & the Progressive Era (–) and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.

      - requires labor to bargain in "good faith" (as long as both sides are giving something up) - outlaws the closed shop, permits the union shop - States have the right to pass right-to-work laws - Unions must file annual financial reports with the NLR Board - Pres. of the US can issue and 80 day back-to-work order if any strike imperils the.   In upcoming elections, the labor movement has among its challenges reaching every union member in a personal way about what's at stake and what the facts are, the head of the AFL-CIO told NPR.


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WORK, FAMILY, AND THE LABOR MOVEMENT LEA GRUNDY AND NETSY FIRESTEIN THE LABOR PROJECT FOR WORKING FAMILIES FAMILY ISSUES Work UNION ISSUES For nearly a century, unions throughout this country have struggled at the bargain-ing table and in state and national legislatures to make it possible for working families to survive—and to live.

In this book, Fantasia and Voss--two long-time, respected labor scholars--provide a great overview of and introduction to the American labor movement. The book was actually originally written for a French audience, so they assume you know very little about the American labor movement, explaining things like the National Labor Relations Board and the Taft-Hartley Act Cited by: Labor Movement.

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The Selected Works of Eugene V. Debs, Vol. Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow: Black Women, Work, and the Family, from Slavery to the Present. Jacqueline Jones. Basic Books, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. The forces that shaped. Labor movement Here are entered works on the complex of organizations and individuals advocating improved conditions for the working population.

Works limited to the efforts of organized labor are entered under Labor and the labor movement book. labor/management initiatives on work and family. 1 Work and Family and Labor/Management Collaboration* by Lea Grundy and Netsy Firestein Labor Project for Working Families Editor’s Note: This paper is a study of the role of unions in several labor/management collaborations — more specifically, collaborations to establish joint initiatives.

THE SOCIAL PROGRAM OF THE LABOR MOVEMENT. by Mary van Kleeck, Director, Division of Industrial Studies, Russell Sage Foundation New York City. A presentation at the National Conference of Social Work MayThe social program of the new labor movement has not yet been formulated.

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French philosopher Emile Durkheim's book The Division of Labor in Society (or De la Division du Travail Social) debuted in It was his first major published work and the one in which he introduced the concept of anomie or the breakdown of the influence of social norms on individuals within a : Ashley Crossman.

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An organization of workers that tries to improve working conditions, wages, and benefits for its members. Strike. An organized work stoppage intended to force an employer to address union. Read this book on Questia. In the fifth volume of my multivolume History of the Labor Movement in the United States: The AFL in the Progressive Era,I traced the story of American labor's economic and political activities in one of the most crucial eras in its present volume brings the story to the eve of America's entrance into World War I.

Meardi Labour movements & labour unions labour unionism and labour movement (using the two terms interchangeably), distinguishing it from the bureaucratic aspects of trade unionism and the non-union forms of labour movement.

The latter will be indicated as worker movement, a broader social concept including the social, political and cul-File Size: KB. The beginnings of the American labor movement. In the early years of the republic, efforts by tradesmen to create better conditions by refusing to work and trying to prevent others from working were considered criminal offenses.

Journeymen boot-makers and shoe-makers were put on trial in Philadelphia in and convicted of criminal conspiracy. The author was a middle class academic sympathetic to "Christian Socialism" and "temperance" (anti-alcohol), but his book also contains fascinating chapters on early utopian communism (mostly about the "Shakers"), cooperation, workers culture ("Turners", etc.) and early socialism (the "Socialistic Labor Party", the IWA, and "propaganda of the.

However, we should also take some time to reflect on the reason behind the holiday, which is to recognize the effort and sacrifices made by the labor movement to bring better pay and working conditions, reasonable work hours, paid leave, and healthcare to the American : Katisha Smith.

Arguing that the decline in union membership and bargaining power is linked to rising income inequality, this important book traces the evolution of labor law in America from the first labor-law case in through the passage of right-to-work legislation in Cited by: 3.

Labor activist and scholar of the American labor movement Stanley Aronowitz argues that the movement as we have known it for the last years is effectively dead. And he explains how this death has been a long time coming—the organizing and political principles adopted by US unions at mid-century have taken a terrible toll.

The Labor Movement ensured that teens could not be forced to abandon education for work — even on a family farm. year-old Joan Skraggs wants to be a teacher, but her father thinks girls aren't good for anything but keeping house — and on a Pennsylvania farm, that work is backbreaking and constant.

In Gilded Age America, rampant inequality gave rise to a new form of Christianity, one that sought to ease the sufferings of the poor not simply by saving their souls, but by transforming society. In Union Made, Heath W. Carter advances a bold new interpretation of the origins of American Social Christianity.

So the labor movement might be weaker in a southern, right-to-work state, but it’s still very much alive in the state of New York, in California, and in.

The New Labor Movement Fighting for Domestic Workers’ Rights By LAUREN HILGERS FEB. 21, Nannies and housecleaners .Learn more about the Early Labor Movement. The Early Labor Movement The industrial revolution stands out as a time of great prosperity and .Jones explores the history of labor through the lens of politics and economics that determined in different times what occupations were suitable for which group of individuals.

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