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Union Against Unions

The Minneapolis Citizens Alliance and its Fights Against Organized Labor, 1903-1947
  • 528 Pages
  • 2.33 MB
  • English
Minnesota Historical Society Press
Labour economics, Trade unions, United States - State & Local - General, History: American, History, History - U.S., Minnesota, Labor & Industrial Relations - Unions, United States - 20th Century, History / United States / 20th Ce
ContributionsPeter Rachleff (Introduction)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8379181M
ISBN 100873514998
ISBN 139780873514996

Both a business history and a labor Union Against Unions book, A Union Against Unions offers a comprehensive picture of the CA's campaign against organized labor and a fascinating view of Minnesota history during the first half of the twentieth century.

Books with Buzz Discover the latest buzz-worthy books, from mysteries and romance to humor and nonfiction. /5(3). The first book-length study of the Citizens Alliance, a union of Minneapolis business owners, detailing their use of financial and political power, as well as propaganda and brute force, in their campaign against organized labor.

A groundbreaking labor study, this book offers a. A groundbreaking labor study, this book offers a detailed portrait of the Citizens Alliance (CA), a union of Minneapolis business owners, which employed any means necessary to squelch the power of organized labor.

The association blacklisted union workers, ran a spy network to ferret out union activity, and, when necessary, raised a private army to crush its opposition with brute force. The. Union Against Unions book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

A groundbreaking labor study, this book offers a detailed portrait of /5. Against Labor highlights the tenacious efforts by employers to organize themselves as a class to contest labor.

Ranging across a spectrum of understudied issues, essayists explore employer anti-labor strategies and offer incisive portraits of people and organizations that aggressively opposed unions.5/5(1). The book looked at unions from two perspectives: first, what we called the monopoly face of union – unions acting as raisers of benefits for their members – and second, the voice face of unions, or how unions represented labour in the workplace and in the body politic, giving voice to people who otherwise wouldn’t have had much say.

Retaliate against employees who file unfair-labor-practice charges or cooperate with the NLRB; Refuse to bargain in good faith with union representatives "Right to work" Refers to laws in some states that allow non-union employees to work at unionized workplaces without joining the union or paying regular union.

Bill of Rights - Union members have: equal rights to participate in union activities freedom of speech and assembly voice in setting rates of dues, fees, and assessments protection of the right to sue safeguards against improper discipline Copies of Collective Union Against Unions book Agreements - Union members and nonunion employees have the.

Agencies moved from subverting unions to screening out union sympathizers during hiring, indoctrinating workforces, and propagandizing against unions.

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When most people think of labor law violations, they probably think of “Big Business.” But employees, employers, and labor organizations file thousands of charges each year called Unfair Labor Practices against unions and union officials.

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An Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) occurs when a union or an employer violates Section 8 of the National Labor Relations Act. The Office of Personnel Management’s memo came just days after a court lifted a year-long injunction in a union-sponsored lawsuit against three executive orders issued in May AD.

Union organizing campaigns are no longer confined to just the workplace. More and more unions are waging round-the-clock Internet-based campaigns. Unions often put up websites before a petition is filed with the NLRB. Smart, aggressive management side campaigners must be prepared to do the same.

CWA represents more thanworkers at AT&T, includ at AT&T Mobility nationwide; 9, at DIRECTV and 2, at AT&T Internet.

CWA members work as technicians, customer service and call center representatives, and at retail stores. Union enforcers dropped large chunks of concrete from an overpass on the unsuspecting driver. The stand against labor union membership by the Christian defended in this pamphlet is principled.

It is a stand based on Scripture’s condemnation of unionism’s constitutional nature. Labor unions were created to protect workers’ rights and in many cases today, still do.

But sometimes, disagreements arise between union members and union leaders, and these disagreements can lead to the mismanagement of member claims, violations of the member’s rights, and often, significant financial hardship for the member.

The union never took steps to win fellow aviation unions, much less the public, over to its side. The all-important Air Line Pilots Association crossed PATCO’s picket lines, which shattered its. And union leaders are absolute cannibals in their skimming of union funds.

Workers are afraid to speak up.” At a still deeper level is the matter of what Joe Biden is offering union chieftains. Discover librarian-selected research resources on Labor Unions from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more.

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He says the union works with the school board and other leaders to fight for both teachers and students. He also spends time in the teachers’ lounge occasionally, handing out pamphlets. A note in defense of unions was left at a table in the lounge recently.

It details accomplishments of unions past and the evils of corporations. Sustained trade union organizing among American workers began in with the establishment of the first trade union. Discrimination in unions was common until after WW II and kept Blacks, women.

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The association blacklisted union workers, ran a spy network to ferret out union activity, and, when necessary, raised a private army to crush its opposition with brute force.

Specific countries, especially undemocratic countries, while still having unions in name, do not allow for independent trade unions, just as they rarely allow for independent state-run trade unions do not function in the same way as independent trade unions and generally do not hold any kind of collective bargaining power, acting to ensure the smooth running of Government.

"I find it offensive that candidates would pit union members against non-union members on this issue," she said. But even leaders of unions on. The Republican Party and President Trump have declared war on unions.

The two prongs of their crusade include stacking the deck against unions by selecting anti-union. In September the National Education Association, America’s largest labor union, produced an internal “opposition report” on Prenda, a tiny Arizona-based “microschool” provider.