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Conditions of labor in American industries

William Jett Lauck

Conditions of labor in American industries

a summarization of the results of recent investigations

by William Jett Lauck

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Published by Funk & Wagnalls company in New York and London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor movement -- United States -- 1914-

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 401-403

    Statementby W. Jett Lauck and Edgar Sydenstricker
    ContributionsSydenstricker, Edgar, 1881-1936
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 403 p.
    Number of Pages403
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16483332M
    LC Control Number17013561

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OCLC Number: Notes: "The presentation of the data has been confined to the conditions of wage-earners in manufacturing and mining industries because comparable data for workers in trade (with some exceptions), transportation, and agriculture have not been found available"--Page ix.

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The Equitable Food Initiative, for example, is a partnership of farmworker groups, businesses, and social justice organizations that has developed labor standards and training programs for the mutually beneficial goals of improving working conditions and producing safer food.

The first section discusses child labor as a social and economic problem in America from an historical and theoretical perspective. The second part presents child labor as National Child Labor Committee investigators found it in major American industries and occupations, including coal mines, cotton textile mills, and sweatshops in the early s.5/5(1).

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May 29,  · A series of strikes swept American industries during the early years of the war. Workers went on strike 2, times in walkouts that idledworkers in The country's coalfields became hotbeds of discontent as miners, who watched conditions in already-dangerous mines decline in favor of high production levels, engaged in a wave of Author: Lisa Vallen.

Jun 15,  · In the Global Apparel Industry, Abusive and Deadly Working Conditions Are Still the Norm How We Can Hold American Companies that Use Sweatshop.

The Jungle is a novel by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair (–). Sinclair wrote the novel to portray the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized cities.

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CONDITIONS IN MEATPACKING PLANTS (, by Upton Sinclair)The explosive growth of American industry in the late nineteenth century caused a similar expansion in the work force. Working conditions in the new urban industrial zones were wretched, and a progressive reform movement soon grew out of the need to address the health and welfare of the American worker.

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Like other good labor histories, On the Ground provides a detailed history of institutions, regulatory regimes, technological evolution, and the development of the division of labor, wages and working conditions in the airline industry. This is. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulates the labor rights of workers in the American meat packing industry.

According to scholars of the American meat packing industry, despite federal regulation through OSHA and industry oversight, workers in meat production plants have little agency and inadequate protections.

Current Labor Issues In the late 20th century, a major challenge to the American labor movement was the declining size of the American industrial base, particularly traditional industries such as steel and heavy machinery.

In some instances, lower labor costs have helped foreign companies in such fields as automobiles and electronics to gain. Aug 09,  · The first section discusses child labor as a social and economic problem in America from an historical and theoretical perspective.

The second part presents child labor as National Child Labor Committee investigators found it in major American industries and occupations, including coal mines, cotton textile mills, and sweatshops in the early s/5(4). In this case, then, acceptable conditions of work are assumed to be those conditions that are guaranteed by Cambodia’s own labor laws.

As shown in Tablethose conditions are quite similar to those required by the U.S. Department of State’s definition of acceptable conditions of work. Although it may not completely satisfy the appetite of the economic historian, this book will appeal to scholars in labor economics, law and economics and industrialization.

Historians specializing in the history of childhood, labor history, social history and American history will want to read this book and have it on their shelves for reference. Nov 21,  · Rats In The Cellar: The American Food Industry's Substandard Labor Conditions 11/20/ pm ET Updated Nov 21, Like a cellar full of rats, the American food industry is infested by poor working conditions, below average wages, and.

Conditions of labor in American industries; a summarization of the results of recent investigations, By W. Jett (William Jett) Lauck and Edgar Sydenstricker. Abstract "A list of the more important works cited in this book": p. Mode of access: Internet Topics: Working class.

Organization: Office of the Labo r Commissioner. Commissioner Val Hoyle was elected to be the tenth Oregon Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries in May She took office on January 7, The Commissioner's Office provides policy direction for, and overall management of, all of the bureau's programs.

Jan 23,  · The novel of labor and the laborer is more timely today than it ever was in this country. Labor will never again take a back seat in American politics. The manual toiler is more aware today of his position in the scheme of things, due to the renascence brought on by.

Books shelved as labor-history: Stayin' Alive: The s and the Last Days of the Working Class by Jefferson R. Cowie, A History of America in Ten Strike.Labor Strikes and Legislation. Though conditions were poor for many workers in the early s, that was also the time that some work conditions began to change.

The International Ladies' Garment Worker's Union formed in in an attempt to work against poor working conditions.But, as economic conditions changed, people became more aware of the inequities facing factory wage workers. By the early s, even farmers began to fully recognize the strength of unity behind a common cause.

Models of Organizing: The Knights of Labor and American Federation of Labor.