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Labor Activism in Local Politics: From CBAs to ‘CBAs’

Katherine Stone and Scott Cummings

in The Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693610
eISBN:
9780191729744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

Activism by labor and community coalitions at the local level is redefining labor law in the United States. Despite a drastic decline in union density and power in the United States, labor and ... More


The Death of Liberty and the People’s Party in North Carolina, 1899–1901

James M. Beeby

in Revolt of the Tar Heels: The North Carolina Populist Movement, 1890-1901

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730012
eISBN:
9781604733242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730012.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the demise of the People’s Party between 1899 and 1901. Democrats in the state legislature sought to permanently defeat the Populist Party and end the opportunity for the ... More


Reforming the Port: The Campaign for Clean Trucks

Scott L. Cummings

in Blue and Green: The Drive for Justice at America's Port

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262036986
eISBN:
9780262343213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036986.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter analyses the policy campaign to change LA law to reform the port trucking industry by requiring clean fuel trucks operated by employee drivers.


The Port as a Unit of Legal Analysis

Scott L. Cummings

in Blue and Green: The Drive for Justice at America's Port

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262036986
eISBN:
9780262343213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036986.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter outlines the regulatory framework within which the ports operate, highlighting the relation between the ports as local government entities and federal labor and environmental regulatory ... More


Blue and Green: The Drive for Justice at America's Port

Scott L. Cummings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262036986
eISBN:
9780262343213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036986.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book is about the struggle over the future of work and the environment on the edge of the global economy. It traces the history of conflict in an industry that is not widely known, but sits at ... More


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