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Unions

Martin Robin

Unions

by Martin Robin

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor and laboring classes -- Canada.,
  • Trade-unions -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMartin Robin, George Woodcock, Clay Perry.
    SeriesCBC learning system. Audiotape ; 335
    ContributionsPerry, Clay., Woodcock, George, 1912-1995, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sound cassette : analog.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21572332M

      Workers are mobilizing: Author predicts what it could mean for unions. Steven Greenhouse said the new militancy among workers in many fields doesn't necessarily translate into a new union power in. Mobsters, Unions, and Feds is the first book to document organized crime's exploitation of organized labor and the massive federal cleanup effort. A renowned criminologist who for twenty years has been assessing the government's attack on the Mafia, James B. Jacobs explains how Cosa Nostra families first gained a foothold in the labor movement.

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Unions by Martin Robin Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book hits all the highlights Unions book explains why labor needs to be organized. Sometimes the book takes on a decidedly political tone, which is understandable because of the relationship Beltway folks have with the little guy.

There is a bunch of information and a good historical prospective on by: Labor unions developed differently on the Continent than they did in Great Britain and in the United States, mainly because the European unions organized along industrial rather than along craft lines and because they engaged in more partisan political activity.

In Germany the printers' and cigarmakers' unions were started after the uprisings. The attempts to destroy unions is not political party specific either as is noted in this book.

It seems to me that this Unions book mostly on service unions but there is a lot of information that is useful if are in a union or thinking about joining unions/5(5). The first step to joining a union is to locate your individual union and contact it for union facts and guidance on organizing.

Get in touch with a union organizer. If for some reason you can't join a union, but want to Unions book your fellow working Americans and fight for good jobs and a just economy, learn how to join Working America. Review: Unions keep watch on corporations — Steven Greenhouse digs into labor’s battle Los Angeles unions are among the most successful in the nation in gaining higher pay and benefits for low.

a welders union book is a union membership card issued by the local union that you join or are a member of. it is still called a book because instead of the card that we use now days it used to be an actual wallet sized book that contained stamps for each month that you payed your union dues.

Regulation L: One of the regulations set forth by the Federal Reserve. Regulation L disallows certain types of interlocking arrangements with directors for Author: Brent Radcliffe. Unions work like a democracy. They hold elections for officers who make decisions on behalf of members, giving workers more power on the job.

A local union is a locally-based group of workers with a charter from a national or international union such as the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) or United Auto Workers (UAW).

A local may. Labor unions and courts have rarely been allies. 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 4/5.

Trade union, also called labor union, an association of workers in a particular trade, industry, or company created for the purpose of securing improvements in pay, benefits, working conditions, or social and political status through collective bargaining. Read more about trade unions in.

Greenhouse’s book comes on the heels of historian Erik Loomis’s book “A History of America in Ten Strikes,” which we wrote about in February. (They cover some of the same events, including. In her book, “Standing Up to Goliath,” Friedrichs recounts the decline of public education and details how the union, as it grew, became detached from the people it purported to represent.

A rousing and electrifying call to arms, A Collective Bargain shows us why we must strengthen and defend the only force capable of fighting back against social injustice and the alarming right-wing shift in our politics: a strong, democratic union movement.

For decades, intractable social and economic problems have been eating away at the social and political fabric of the United.

The Effect of Unions on Employee Benefits and Non-Wage Compensation: Monopoly Power, Collective Voice, and Facilitation By John W. Budd Non-wage forms of compensation are monetary and non-monetary items used to attract, retain, motivate, and reward employees above and beyond traditional wage and salary by: 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 Author: Jacob Silverman.

"Unions have never been good at organizing white-collar workers," says Alan Hyde, a professor at Rutgers Law School in Newark, N.J., who specializes in labor and : Theresa Agovino. The unions hoped that Obama would be able to pass the Employee Free Choice Act, a measure of legislation intended to streamline and shorten the process that unions must use to bring in new members.

In contract negotiations, organized workers demand higher wages, layoffs by seniority and sometimes threaten to strike. Amazon has successfully fended off U.S. labor unions since its founding in Her new book, Standing Up to Goliath, features testimonies of teachers, parents, and kids who have been harmed by the state and national teachers’ unions.

“If people read this book and find. This book reconsiders the economic role of labor unions by challenging fundamental assumptions. Anyone who seeks a comprehensive treatment of the effects of labor unions, as well as the legal and economic reasons for those effects, would do well to read this book.

Locations & Reservations University affiliated departments and organizations may reserve space in any building, utilizing the University Unions Event Management System. Non-university affiliated groups (special use) may only use the Texas Union for life celebration events including weddings, parties, quinceañeras, etc.

Why America’s labor unions are about to die The third and most lethal blow against unions, As I show in my book on the subject, right-to-work laws are statistically correlated with lower Author: Raymond Hogler.This comprehensive economic assessment of unions by two Harvard economists challenges the prevailing view of trade unions as monopolies whose main function is to raise their members' wages at the expense of the general public.

Using data from individuals and business establishments, they demonstrate that in addition to raising wages, unions have significant non .