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Title III: Unemployment Insurance

Andrew W. Dobelstein

in Understanding the Social Security Act: The Foundation of Social Welfare for America in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195366891
eISBN:
9780199894208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366891.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Cash payments to persons who become unemployed through no fault of their own was a part of the original Social Security Act and continues to function under the Act's authority, although today it is ... More


Rights Through Knowledge and Reason: Civil Rights Aspirations in the Progressive-Era Department of Labor

Paul Frymer

in The Progressives' Century: Political Reform, Constitutional Government, and the Modern American State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204841
eISBN:
9780300225099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204841.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the work of African American activists in the Department of Labor (DOL) during the Progressive era, and on two men in particular: W. E. B. Du Bois and George E. Haynes. The ... More


Being Mindful of Opposing Forces

Kim Bobo and Marién Casillas Pabellón

in The Worker Center Handbook: A Practical Guide for Starting and Building the New Labor Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704475
eISBN:
9781501705892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704475.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explains how worker centers can deal with forces in society that would like to harm or destroy them. It first highlights the important lessons that can be learned from the experience of ... More


Keeping Americans Safe at Work

Jonathan D. Karmel

in Dying to Work: Death and Injury in the American Workplace

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501709982
eISBN:
9781501714382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709982.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter traces workplace safety laws and regulations from after the Civil War to the passage of the OSHAct. It features the activists, journalists,social scientists and workplace disasters that ... More


Course Correction

Joseph A. McCartin

in Collision Course: Ronald Reagan, the Air Traffic Controllers, and the Strike that Changed America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199836789
eISBN:
9780190254506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199836789.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization's (PATCO) conversion to unionism after its failed national sickout in 1970. It considers PATCO's decision to make itself ... More


An Unexpected Rise in Outside Intervention

Karen M. Hawkins

in Everybody's Problem: The War on Poverty in Eastern North Carolina

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054971
eISBN:
9780813053424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054971.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the increased intervention from the Office of Economic Opportunity and the North Carolina Fund in Craven Operation Progress matters. Federal officials within both the OEO and ... More


Introduction

Dale W. Jorgenson, J. Steven Landefeld, and William D. Nordhaus (eds)

in A New Architecture for the U.S. National Accounts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226410845
eISBN:
9780226410876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226410876.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This introductory chapter discusses the coverage of this volume about the proposed new architecture of the U.S. national accounts and the National Income and Product Accounts (NIPAs). The chapters in ... More


A New Architecture for the U.S. National Accounts

Dale W. Jorgenson, J. Landefeld, and William D. Nordhaus (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226410845
eISBN:
9780226410876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226410876.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book brings together a group of contributors to initiate the development of a comprehensive and fully integrated set of United States national accounts. The purpose of the new architecture is ... More


A Day in the Life of a Bishop

Stephen J. Fichter, Thomas P. Gaunt, Catherine Hoegeman, and Paul M. Perl

in Catholic Bishops in the United States: Church Leadership in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190920289
eISBN:
9780190920319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190920289.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the normal daily routines that bishops follow and compares their averages (in terms of hours spent sleeping and working) to those of other American males in their same age ... More


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