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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


Mexican Workers and Life in South Chicago

Michael Innis-Jiménez

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

By recognizing and not underestimating the significance of everyday forms of resistance and the politics of culture, as well as institutions and organizations not normally seen as vehicles for ... More


Mexican Radicals and Traditionalists Unionize Workers in the United States

John H. Flores

in The Mexican Revolution in Chicago: Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041808
eISBN:
9780252050473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041808.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explains why Mexicans joined the CIO and compares the aspirations of radicals and traditionalists within the United Packinghouse Workers of America and the United Steelworkers of ... 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


As Close to Hell as They Hoped to Get: Steel, Death, and Community in Western Pennsylvania, 1892–1919

Michael K. Rosenow

in Death and Dying in the Working Class, 1865-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039133
eISBN:
9780252097119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039133.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the steelworkers' experiences with death and dying in western Pennsylvania, and more specifically in Monongahela Valley, during the period 1892–1919. It begins by recounting the ... 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


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