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Employers" associations and strikebreaking 1880-1914.

Arthur McIvor

Employers" associations and strikebreaking 1880-1914.

by Arthur McIvor

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Published by Polytechnic of central London, School of Social Sciences and Business Studies in London .
Written in English


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SeriesResearch working papers -- 20
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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. Arthur McIvor (born Glasgow, Scotland) is a Scottish specializes in labor history and occupational safety, particularly as to British coal miners. McIvor is a professor of Social History and Director of the Scottish Oral History Centre at the University of Strathclyde, Scotland. He has frequently collaborated with Callum G. Brown.. BibliographyAuthority control: BNF: cb (data), ISNI: .

The Warehouse Industry. The new kind of unionism born of the maritime strike was not confined to the docks. The warehouse workers, with their close ties to the waterfront that in the early days of the union came from working near the docks and handling cargo brought on and off the ships by longshoremen, also helped build the ILWU and they too shared in its achievements. Winner of the Bennett H. Wall Award, from the Southern Historical Association, for the best book published in the previous two years on southern business or economic history. Winner of the President’s Book Award, from the Social Science History Association, awarded annually to a first work by an early-career scholar.

Gerald Friedman, State-Making and Labor Movements: France and the United States, (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, ) and "Strike Success and Union Ideology: The United States and France, ," Journal of Economic History 43 (): Kevin Theakston, The Labor Party and Whitehall (Routledge, ). The anti-union National Association of Manufacturers and its affiliate employers’ associations, for example, claimed to have disseminated over million pieces of literature between and Employers’ efforts to divide workers continued throughout the twentieth century.


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Employers" associations and strikebreaking 1880-1914 by Arthur McIvor Download PDF EPUB FB2

The object of this paper is to analyse the parameters of employers' coercive strikebreaking tactics from the 's to and to shed some light on the role employers' associations Cited by: 5. Strikebreaking was a popular and often successful strategy for U.S.

employers prior to the federal labor legislation of the s. Replacement workers, as they are known these days, were used in more than 40 percent of late nineteenth century strikes, and strikebreaking had a strong, positive correlation with the likelihood of the employer.

Organised Capital: Employers' Associations and Industrial Relations in Northern England, | Arthur J. McIvor | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Organised Capital: Employers' Associations and Industrial Relations in Northern England, Arthur J. McIvor This detailed new study--the first academic monograph on the history of British employers' organizations--develops a much-neglected theme in social history.

Employers began organizing with one another to reduce the power of organized labor in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Irritated by strikes, boycotts, and unions’ desire to achieve exclusive bargaining rights, employers demanded the right to establish open shops, workplaces that promoted individualism over collectivism.

Rather than recognize closed or union shops, employers Author: Chad Pearson. This detailed study contributes to an expanding field of interest: the social history of industrial employers.

Using previously untapped primary Employers associations and strikebreaking 1880-1914. book, Organised Capital explores the emergence of employers' organisations in northern England and analyses their policies during the heyday of collective activity.

Arthur McIvor evaluates the impact of trade unionism, state intervention. Organised Capital: Employers' Associations and Industrial Relations in Northern England, [Arthur J McIvor] in this book Arthur McIvor examines employers' organisations from a regional perspective, analysing their growth and activities.

Employers\' Associations and Industrial Relations in Northern England. This article advances a new conception of labour history as the history of industrial relations, understood broadly as the changing relationships between workers, trade unions, employers and the Author: Jonathan Zeitlin.

analyse the parameters of employers' coercive strikebreaking tactics from the 's to and to shed some light on the role employers' associations played during industrial stoppages. The first section briefly outlines the main developments in employers' organisation, solidarity and labour-relations policy before Strikebreaking and the Labor Market in the United States, JOSHUA L.

ROSENBLOOM Using data from a sample of over 2, individual strikes in the United States from to this article examines geographic, industrial, and temporal variations in the use of strikebreakers and the sources from which they were recruited.

The use ofCited by:   First published in Too often aspects of working-class life have been treated as distinct and separate.

The contributors to this volume are aware of the dangers of such atomisation and have attempted to bring together a collection of studies which add to our knowledge of life in that time.

The examinations of family, health, work, leisure and criminal trends form the basis of this work Reviews: 1. Howard R. Stanger's “A Moderate Employers' Association in a ‘House Divided’: The Case of the Employing Printers in Columbus, Ohio, –” covers a whole century.

Even in this one city, Stanger finds the complexity of labor relations in the printers' industry hard to follow, because of the printers' : Bruce Cohen. History of union busting in the United States explained. The history of union busting in the United States dates back to the Industrial Revolution in the 19th century which produced a rapid expansion in factories and manufacturing capabilities.

As workers moved away from farm work to factories, mines and other hard labor, they faced harsh working conditions such as long hours, low pay and.

Against Labor: How U.S. Employers Organized to Defeat Union Activism [Rosemary Feurer and Chad Pearson]. Against Labor highlights the tenacious efforts by employers to organize themselves as a class to contest labor.

Ranging across a spectrum of unde. The book complements the few national studies by providing a well-researched regional analysis, divided into two periods, and Arthur McIvor provides a wealth of detail yet also engages with major academic debates related to his subject.

his book is rich in detail yet broad in the issues it discusses. The Development of Trade Unionism in Great Britain and Germany, DOI link for The Development of Trade Unionism in Great Britain and Germany, The Development of Trade Unionism in Great Britain and Germany, bookCited by:   7 A Moderate Employers' Association in a "House Divided": The Case of the Employing Printers of Columbus, Ohio, Howard R.

Stanger 8 Litigating for Profit: Business, Law, and Labor in the New Economy South Michael Dennis 9 Capital and Labor in the 21st Century: The End of History. Peter Rachleff Glossary Brand: University of Illinois Press.

The story of the Columbus, Ohio, commercial (book and job) printing employers’ association highlights the importance of local context and fragmented alliances in employers’ antiunion drives.

From toColumbus’s master printers collectively took a moderate approach to unionism, distancing themselves from the open-shop drives that. Violations of free speech and rights of labor.: Hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Education and Labor, United States Senate, Seventy-fourth Congress, second session[--Seventy-sixth Congress, third session] pursuant to S.

Res. Pages: A strikebreaker (sometimes derogatorily called a scab, blackleg, or knobstick) is a person who works despite an ongoing breakers are usually individuals who were not employed by the company prior to the trade union dispute, but rather hired after or during the strike to keep the organization running.

"Strikebreakers" may also refer to workers (union members or not) who cross. Employers and Managers', (). Employers Organisations and Strikebreaking in Britain, –',Author: A.J. McIvor and C. Wright.Pronounced variations in the likelihood of strikebreaking across industries suggests, however, that the impact of increasing integration differed for different groups of workers and employers.

Finally, the strike data confirm the importance of labor market integration on the outcomes of labor conflict in this period.Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article.

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