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A Donnybrook in the House

James A. Wooten

in The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974: A Political History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242739
eISBN:
9780520931398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242739.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In August 1973, John Dent was taken to task by the president of the Steelworkers union. In September, the House Labor Committee found its jurisdiction over pension reform in jeopardy. The Senate bill ... More


Enacting ERISA

James A. Wooten

in The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974: A Political History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242739
eISBN:
9780520931398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242739.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

H.R. 2, now christened the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), was among the first measures Gerald Ford signed after assuming the presidency. More than two months after the House ... More


Struggling for Good Green Jobs in Toronto’s Deindustrializing Suburbs

James Nugent

in Unions and the City: Negotiating Urban Change

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501706547
eISBN:
9781501712692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501706547.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores the difficulties of attempting to bring the different moments of the production process together in a deindustrialized low-income neighborhood in Toronto's inner suburbs. Here, ... More


Brazil's Steel City: Developmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Oliver Dinius

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771689
eISBN:
9780804775809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771689.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book presents a social history of the National Steel Company (CSN), Brazil's foremost state-owned company and largest industrial enterprise in the mid-twentieth century. It focuses on the role ... More


African American Civil Rights and Conservative Mobilization in the Jimmy Carter Years

Joseph Crespino and Asher Smith

in Winning While Losing: Civil Rights, the Conservative Movement, and the Presidency from Nixon to Obama

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049083
eISBN:
9780813046976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049083.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

The chapter describes President Carter’s attempts to chart a middle ground on civil rights that appealed to his liberal constituency and that recognized the growing conservative backlash to civil ... More


Introduction

in Brazil's Steel City: Developmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771689
eISBN:
9780804775809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771689.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1941, Getúlio Vargas, president of Brazil, created the National Steel Company (Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional; CSN), which would become the leading state-owned company and the largest industrial ... More


State Paternalism in the Making of a Company Town

in Brazil's Steel City: Developmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771689
eISBN:
9780804775809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771689.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Brazilian President Getúlio Vargas envisioned Volta Redonda as the cornerstone of his ambition to start an industrial revolution in Brazil without violent class conflict. To this end, he provided the ... More


From Construction to Production: Labor Management in Transition

in Brazil's Steel City: Developmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771689
eISBN:
9780804775809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771689.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines labor management in Brazil during the late 1940s, focusing on the National Steel Company's (Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional; CSN) transition to steel production that necessitated ... More


Power over Production: The Technical Division of Labor and Workers' Strategic Positions in Steel

in Brazil's Steel City: Developmentalism, Strategic Power, and Industrial Relations in Volta Redonda, 1941-1964

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771689
eISBN:
9780804775809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771689.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the latent strategic power of steelworkers employed by the National Steel Company (Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional; CSN) in Brazil, focusing on the production process and the ... More


Signing Up in the Shipyard

Lane Windham

in Knocking on Labor's Door: Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632070
eISBN:
9781469632094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632070.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter recounts the successful effort by a multi-racial group of 19,000 men and women at the Newport News shipyard to form a union with the steelworkers union in 1978, and a brutal strike in ... More


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