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A Moderate Employers’ Association in a “House Divided”: The Case of the Employing Printers of Columbus, Ohio, 1887–1987

Howard R. Stanger

in Against Labor: How U.S. Employers Organized to Defeat Union Activism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040818
eISBN:
9780252099311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040818.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Howard Stanger brings a broad temporal perspective to Columbus employers in the printing industry and their varied strategies regarding activism. Here he makes the case for how employer activism did ... More


Blacklists and Strikes

Charles W. Romney

in Rights Delayed: The American State and the Defeat of Progressive Unions, 1935–1950

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190250294
eISBN:
9780190250317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190250294.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the spring of 1946, attorneys and organizers for all sides argued for different interpretations of the Board decision to dismiss the apparent FTA victory in northern California. The FTA claimed ... More


The Blacklist Wins

Charles W. Romney

in Rights Delayed: The American State and the Defeat of Progressive Unions, 1935–1950

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190250294
eISBN:
9780190250317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190250294.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The NLRB struggled under several legal and procedural constraints in the northern California canneries in the summer of 1946. The agency hoped for an injunction to stop the operation of the AFL ... More


American Orchestras and Their Unions in the Nineteenth Century

John Spitzer (ed.)

in American Orchestras in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226769769
eISBN:
9780226769776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769776.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

Musicians' unions played critical roles in American orchestras in the nineteenth century, when the American Federation of Musicians was organized and musicians' unions became part of the American ... More


The Competitive Landscape Transformed

Howard Cox and Simon Mowatt

in Revolutions from Grub Street: A History of Magazine Publishing in Britain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199601639
eISBN:
9780191756306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601639.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The twin themes addressed in this chapter are the impact of desk-top publishing and the growth of international competition on the structure and performance of Britain’s consumer magazine industry in ... More


Contesting Contracts in Northern California

Charles W. Romney

in Rights Delayed: The American State and the Defeat of Progressive Unions, 1935–1950

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190250294
eISBN:
9780190250317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190250294.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Between 1935 and 1941, AFL leaders created unions in northern California by evoking fears of the CIO and by drawing on a local tradition of multi-employer bargaining. AFL leaders designed their local ... More


Tightening bonds and professional access

Geoff Payne

in The New Social Mobility: How the Politicians Got it Wrong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447310662
eISBN:
9781447310686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310662.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter extends the sceptical discussion of meritocracy to higher education, and access to employment. The professions’ partially successful attempt to achieve a closed shop restricts entry by ... More


Shake, Rattle and Roll

Nick Wilson

in The Art of Re-enchantment: Making Early Music in the Modern Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199939930
eISBN:
9780199369775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939930.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, History, Western

Chapter 5 extends the analysis of early music ‘work’ by undertakinga review of the emergent Britishearly musician labour market. The chapter opens with an analysis of the (push/pull) motivations ... More


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