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Organized labour and pressure politics

David Kwavnick

Organized labour and pressure politics

the Canadian Labour Congress, 1956-1968.

by David Kwavnick

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montreal .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Canadian Labour Congress,
    • Labor unions -- Canada -- Political activity

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8102.C275 K85
      The Physical Object
      Pagination287 p.
      Number of Pages287
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5300926M
      ISBN 100773500898
      LC Control Number72082247
      OCLC/WorldCa589076

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      The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) is a labor union in the United States and in by the merger of The Team Drivers International Union and The Teamsters National Union, the union now represents a diverse membership of blue-collar and professional workers in both the public and private union had approximately million members in Country: United States, Canada. Reacting to pressure from the British Labour party, the Liberal government See page To match the power of the corporations and fueled by a resentment of living a "life apart," Europe's working classes launched a "new unionism" during the late nineteenth century.

        Commentators often remark on the relative decline of organized labor’s political clout over recent decades. Yet from recent big city mayor’s races such as those in Boston and New York to national campaigns to raise the minimum wage, labor unions continue to wield influence in certain circumstances. According to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics, organized labor . Overview of the Knights of Labor, the first important national labor organization in the United States, founded in Named the Noble Order of the Knights of Labor by its first leader, Uriah Smith Stephens, it originated as a secret organization meant to protect its members from employer retaliations.


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This inclusive policy contributed to its growth, and the union boasted more thanmembers by the mid‐s. The program of the Knights of Labor was a combination of reform ideas. Organized labor continues to be an important political and economic force today, but its influence has waned markedly.

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