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1,158 words, approx. 4 pages
Labor, 1946–Present The labor movement, begun in earnest in the 1930s to gain rights and benefits for workers, was often considered radical. Wars and ideologies of different periods shaped the ... Read more
3,156 words, approx. 11 pages
Labor Unions Throughout much of the twentieth century, the American labor movement has been a dynamic force for social change. The struggle for workplace representation and social equality has reshape... Read more
2,257 words, approx. 8 pages
Coalition of Labor Union Women United States 1974 Synopsis The founding convention of the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) in Chicago in 1974 brought together activists in industrial, service, go... Read more
3,455 words, approx. 12 pages
Colored National Labor Union United States 1869 Synopsis Between the 1820s and the 1860s the overwhelming majority of black workers in Baltimore, Maryland, were free, although some slaves did work alo... Read more
2,869 words, approx. 10 pages
National Labor Union United States 1866 Synopsis The first congress of the National Labor Union (NLU) was held in Baltimore, Maryland, on 20-23 August 1866. The purpose of the NLU was to bring togethe... Read more
1,863 words, approx. 7 pages
Labor Unions A labor union is defined as "a group of workers who have banded together to achieve common goals in the key areas of wages, hours, and working conditions" (Boone and Kurtz, ... Read more