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A Submerging Labor Market Institution?: Unions and the Nonwage Aspects of Work

Thomas C. Buchmueller, John E. DiNardo, and Robert G. Mishel

in Emerging Labor Market Institutions for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261577
eISBN:
9780226261812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261812.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The effect of labor unions on a variety of non-wage aspects of work is a small, yet important, aspect of the recent history of unionism in the United States. Although unions have demonstrated a ... More


In Defense of “Gold-Plated” Child Care: Union Struggles to Preserve Quality Care and Quality Care Work in Toronto

Simon Black

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/9781501706547.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines contemporary trade union strategies in the greater Toronto area's child care sector, focusing particularly on the ability of child care workers' unions and their community ... More


Charleston: “The First Major Labor Battle of the Twenty-first Century”

Joseph B. Atkins

in Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110805
eISBN:
9781604733259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110805.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the riot that occurred between the Charleston police and the International Longshoremen Association (ILA) on January 19, 2000, in Charleston, South Carolina. It explains that ... More


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