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Brief history of the International glove workers union of America

Agnes Nestor

Brief history of the International glove workers union of America

by Agnes Nestor

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Published by Research department of the International glove workers union of America in [Chicago?] .
Written in English

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  • International glove workers union of America.

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    Cover-title: Fortieth anniversary, International glove workers union of America, 1902-1942.

    Statementby Agnes Nestor. Organized at Washington, D.C., December 17-20, 1902; charter granted December 23, 1902 by the American federation of labor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6515.G6 N4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6456453M
    LC Control Number43017676
    OCLC/WorldCa5374457

    The fourth book in Philip Foner's expansive history of the U.S. labor movement. This volume, as indicated by the subtitle, is dedicated to the Industrial Workers of the World in the pre-World War I era/5. A Short History of American Labor This brief history of more than years of the modem trade union movement in the United States can only touch the high spots of activity and identify the principal trends of a "century of achievement."File Size: 76KB.

    The early history of American labor unions is marked by strikes, violence and political challenges. During the nineteenth century, unions established themselves in American society and politics. Indeed, an early union’s effort to strike to achieve its ends – the Philadelphia Cordwainers case of . Lawrence Richards, Union-Free America: Workers and Antiunion Culture. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, x + pp. $40 (cloth), ISBN: Reviewed for by Gerald Friedman, Department of Economics, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

    Labor History Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon Friday, May 4, Celebrate International Labour Day by joining a community interested in promoting labor history by editing the popular online encyclopedia Wikipedia. Part celebration and part workshop, help us build awareness and increase visibility of our labor collections and expand page content for labor subjects, individuals, and organizations. The Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA, often shortened to just the Laborers' Union) is an American and Canadian labor union formed in As of , they had about , members, ab of whom are in Canada. [citation needed] The current general president is Terence M. O'Sullivan who was appointed general president in , elected by delegates in , and re Affiliation: AFL-CIO, NABTU.


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