Research in labor problems in the United States.

by Milton Derber

Publisher: Random House in New York

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SeriesStudies in labor
LC ClassificationsHD6961 .D45
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Pagination184 p.
Number of Pages184
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Open LibraryOL5542672M
LC Control Number67020620

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Labor Relations This paper will attempt to discuss the cost and benefit of trade unionism, as it exists in the United States. To understand the pros and cons, it is important to understand the environment in which trade unionism developed and the needs they attempted to satisfy. The United States is going through quite a bit of upheaval lately when it comes to social change. Americans are always very busy, constantly working, or focusing on entertainment as an escape, so it can be tough to sit down and simply think about the issues that we see on the nightly news.

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Excerpt. During the past decade so many changes have occurred in the American scene which affect labor that a new statement of our labor problem appears justifiable. As these problems become more pressing, increasingly it is government which undertakes to deal with the difficulties facing workers, both employed and unemployed.

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In the turbulent decades from to the groundwork for organized labor was laid. The Global Inequality of Women. The problem of global poverty first discussed in Chapter 2 “Poverty” is especially severe for women.

Although, as Chapter 2 “Poverty” noted, more than billion people on earth are desperately poor, their ranks include more than their fair share of women, who are estimated to make up 70 percent of the world’s poor. Thorough and extensive research has gone into these essays, and it shows.

The authors first highlight what they term the “exponential growth” of the Latino population in the United States. Inper census data, 75 percent of all immigrants came to the United States from Europe and only about 14 percent from Latin America and Asia."A labor union is an organized group of workers whose purpose is to increase wages and influence other job conditions for its members" (Parkin, ,p).

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