Labor, World War I
World War I had a profound impact on American society, expanding the size, role, and power of the federal government and dramatically changing its relationship with both business an...
Labor, World War II
In the eight years prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor, the American labor movement had experienced the greatest growth and most dramatic changes in its history. The number of work...
National War Labor Board
United States 1918-1919
With growing labor unrest and incidents of strikes increasing throughout the United States during World War I, government advisors and labor l...
No-Strike Pledge, World War II
United States 1941
The entry of the United States into World War II in December 1941 brought near-total unanimity among the varying factions of the American lab...