Labor history of the United States
The labor history of the United States describes the history of organized labor, as well as more general history of working people, in the United States. Pressures dictating the nature and power of or...
Labor history of the United States - Wikipedia
Labor Unions Aren't Just Helpful — They Might Be 'Necessary'
Through boom and bust, the American worker has been faced by two trends over the past few decades: the percentage of workers that are members of labor unions has decreased and the American middle clas...
Tentative deal reached in West Coast dockworkers dispute
Some sort of movement appears to be to be imminent in the ongoing negotiations between Longshoremen and ports that have tied up millions of dollars of goods on the West coast for months.
Federal Judge in Texas Blocks President Obama's Executive Action on Immigration
A federal judge in Texas has blocked President Obama's executive action on immigration.
National Labor Union
The National Labor Union (NLU) was the first national labor federation in the United States. Founded in 1866 and dissolved in 1874, it paved the way for other organizations, such as the Knights of La...
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Order of the Knights of St. Crispin
The Order of the Knights of St Crispin was an American labor union of shoe workers formed in Wisconsin in 1867. It soon reached a membership of 50,000 or more, largely in the Northeast. However it wa...
Knights of Labor
The Knights of Labor (K of L), officially Noble and Holy Order of the Knights of Labor, was the largest and one of the most important American labor organizations of the 1880s. Its most important lead...
Knights of Labor - Wikipedia
American Federation of Labor
The American Federation of Labor (AFL) was the first federation of labor unions in the United States. It was founded in Columbus, Ohio, in May 1886 by an alliance of craft unions disaffected from th...
American Federation of Labor - Wikipedia
Western Federation of Miners
The Western Federation of Miners (WFM) was a radical labor union that gained a reputation for militancy in the mines of the western United States and British Columbia. Its efforts to organize both har...
Pullman Strike
The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States in the summer of 1894. It pitted the American Railway Union (ARU) against the Pullman Company, the main railroads, and the fed...
Pullman Strike - Wikipedia
Coal Strike of 1902
The Coal strike of 1902, also known as the anthracite coal strike, was a strike by the United Mine Workers of America in the anthracite coal fields of eastern Pennsylvania. Miners were on strike aski...
Coal Strike of 1902 - Wikipedia
Industrial Workers of the World
The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), members of which are commonly termed "Wobblies", is an international, radical labor union that was formed in 1905. The union combines general unionism with i...
Industrial Workers of the World - Wikipedia
National Civic Federation
The National Civic Federation (NCF) was an American economic organization founded in 1900 which brought together chosen representatives of big business and organized labor, as well as consumer advocat...
National Civic Federation - Wikipedia
Injunction
An injunction is an equitable remedy in the form of a court order that compels a party to do or refrain from specific acts. A party that fails to comply with an injunction faces criminal or civil pen...
Norris-LaGuardia Act
The Norris–La Guardia Act (also known as the Anti-Injunction Bill) was a 1932 United States federal law that banned yellow-dog contracts, barred the federal courts from issuing injunctions against non...
Norris-LaGuardia Act - Wikipedia
Taft-Hartley Act
The Labor Management Relations Act of 1947 29 U.S.C. § 401-531 better known as the Taft–Hartley Act, (80 H.R. 3020, Pub.L. 80–101, 61 Stat. 136, enacted June 23, 1947) is a Un...
United Farm Workers
The United Farm Workers of America, or more commonly just United Farm Workers (UFW), is a labor union for farmworkers in the United States. It originated from the merger of two workers' rights organiz...
National Labor Relations Board
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is an independent agency of the United States government charged with conducting elections for labor union representation and with investigating and remedying...
National Labor Relations Board - Wikipedia
Labor unions in the United States
Labor unions are legally recognized as representatives of workers in many industries in the United States. Their activity today centers on collective bargaining over wages, benefits, and working con...
Labor unions in the United States - Wikipedia
A. Philip Randolph Institute
The A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI) is an organization for African-American trade unionists.
Following passage of the Voting Rights Act, APRI was co-founded in 1965 by A. Philip Randolph and B...
A. Philip Randolph Institute - Wikipedia
California Criminal Syndicalism Act
The California Criminal Syndicalism Act (Stats. 1919, c. 188, p. 281; it was codified at California Penal Code §§ 11400 et seq.) was a law of California in 1919 under Governor William Stephens crimina...
Labor Unions Aren't Just Helpful — They Might Be 'Necessary'
Through boom and bust, the American worker has been faced by two trends over the past few decades: the percentage of workers that are members of labor unions has decreased and the American middle clas...
National Labor Board
The National Labor Board (NLB) was an independent agency of the United States Government established on August 5, 1933 to handle labor disputes arising under the National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA...
Labor Unions Aren't Just Helpful — They Might Be 'Necessary'
Through boom and bust, the American worker has been faced by two trends over the past few decades: the percentage of workers that are members of labor unions has decreased and the American middle clas...
Tentative deal reached in West Coast dockworkers dispute
Some sort of movement appears to be to be imminent in the ongoing negotiations between Longshoremen and ports that have tied up millions of dollars of goods on the West coast for months.