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Dodge Commission

A body appointed by President William McKinley in 1898 to investigate charges of neglect that led to appalling conditions in U.S. military camps during the Spanish-American War (1898). It ...

Labor Movements

Labor Movements   Reference library

Shelton Stromquist

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
8,021 words

...achieved by the UFW in the late 1960s and 1970s proved challenging to sustain and build on. Wherever one looked in the late 1960s and early 1970s, one saw tensions in the labor movement. In Detroit, black autoworkers formed firm-specific “revolutionary union” units—DRUM, the Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement, and FRUM for Ford—as well as the League of Revolutionary Black Workers, to challenge the UAW leadership on issues of race. Women used the new Civil Rights Act of 1964 to demand equal rights at work and in their unions. The war in Southeast Asia also...

Strikes

Strikes   Reference library

Josiah Bartlett Lambert and Joseph A. McCartin

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
13,783 words

...by West Virginia coal miners, the 1937 Flint General Motors strike, the 1937 Little Steel strike, and the 1954–1960 Kohler strike. Although blatant violence has diminished since 1960 , work stoppages remain highly adversarial, as illustrated by the 1983 strike by Phelps Dodge copper miners, the 1985–1986 strike by Hormel meatpackers, the 1989–1990 strike by Pittston coal miners, and the Caterpillar strikes in the 1990s. Strike statistics gathered by the U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics confirm the contentious nature of U.S. strike activity. P. K. Edwards...

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