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Conditions of labor in American industries

a summarization of the results of recent investigations

by W. Jett Lauck

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Published by Funk & Wagnalls Company in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Working class -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W. Jett Lauck and Edgar Sydenstricker.
    ContributionsSydenstricker, Edgar, 1881-1936.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8072 .L28
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 403 p.
    Number of Pages403
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23290356M
    LC Control Number17013561
    OCLC/WorldCa1596664

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OCLC Number: Notes: "The presentation of the data has been confined to the conditions of wage-earners in manufacturing and mining industries because comparable data for workers in trade (with some exceptions), transportation, and agriculture have not been found available"--Page ix.

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The Equitable Food Initiative, for example, is a partnership of farmworker groups, businesses, and social justice organizations that has developed labor standards and training programs for the mutually beneficial goals of improving working conditions and producing safer food.

The first section discusses child labor as a social and economic problem in America from an historical and theoretical perspective. The second part presents child labor as National Child Labor Committee investigators found it in major American industries and occupations, including coal mines, cotton textile mills, and sweatshops in the early s.5/5(1).

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May 29,  · A series of strikes swept American industries during the early years of the war. Workers went on strike 2, times in walkouts that idledworkers in The country's coalfields became hotbeds of discontent as miners, who watched conditions in already-dangerous mines decline in favor of high production levels, engaged in a wave of Author: Lisa Vallen.

Jun 15,  · In the Global Apparel Industry, Abusive and Deadly Working Conditions Are Still the Norm How We Can Hold American Companies that Use Sweatshop.

The Jungle is a novel by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair (–). Sinclair wrote the novel to portray the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized cities.

His primary purpose in describing the meat industry and its working conditions was to advance socialism in the United sunplena.com: Upton Sinclair. CONDITIONS IN MEATPACKING PLANTS (, by Upton Sinclair)The explosive growth of American industry in the late nineteenth century caused a similar expansion in the work force.

Working conditions in the new urban industrial zones were wretched, and a progressive reform movement soon grew out of the need Conditions of labor in American industries book address the health and welfare of the American worker.

Sep 16,  · The first section discusses child labor as a social and economic problem in America from an historical and theoretical perspective. The second part presents child labor as National Child Labor Committee investigators found it in major American industries and occupations, including coal mines, cotton textile mills, and sweatshops in the early sunplena.com by: Works of labor history can be extremely useful to economic historians; On the Ground is one of these.

Like other good labor histories, On the Ground provides a detailed history of institutions, regulatory regimes, technological evolution, and the development of the division of labor, wages and working conditions in the airline industry.

This is. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulates the labor rights of workers in the American meat packing industry. According to scholars of the American meat packing industry, despite federal regulation through OSHA and industry oversight, workers in meat production plants have little agency and inadequate protections.

Current Labor Issues In the late 20th century, a major challenge to the American labor movement was the declining size of the American industrial base, particularly traditional industries such as steel and heavy machinery. In some instances, lower labor costs have helped foreign companies in Conditions of labor in American industries book fields as automobiles and electronics to gain.

Aug 09,  · The first section discusses child labor as a social and economic problem in America from an historical and theoretical perspective. The second part presents child labor as National Child Labor Committee investigators found it in major American industries and occupations, including coal mines, cotton textile mills, and sweatshops in the early s/5(4).

In this case, then, acceptable conditions of work are assumed to be those conditions that are guaranteed by Cambodia’s own labor laws. As shown in Tablethose conditions are quite similar to those required by the U.S.

Department of State’s definition of acceptable conditions of work. Although it may not completely satisfy the appetite of the economic historian, this book will appeal to scholars in labor economics, law and economics and industrialization.

Historians specializing in the history of childhood, labor history, social history and American history will want to read this book and have it on their shelves for reference. Nov 21,  · Rats In The Cellar: The American Food Industry's Substandard Labor Conditions 11/20/ pm ET Updated Nov 21, Like a cellar full of rats, the American food industry is infested by poor working conditions, below average wages, and.

Conditions of labor in American industries; a summarization of the results of recent investigations, By W. Jett (William Jett) Lauck and Edgar Sydenstricker. Abstract "A list of the more important works cited in this book": p. Mode of access: Internet Topics: Working class.

Organization: Office of the Labo r Commissioner. Commissioner Val Hoyle was elected to be the tenth Oregon Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries in May She took office on January 7, The Commissioner's Office provides policy direction for, and overall management of, all of the bureau's programs.

Jan 23,  · The novel of labor and the laborer is more timely today than it ever was in this country.

Labor will never again take a back seat in American politics. The manual toiler is more aware today of his position in the scheme of things, due to the renascence brought on by. Books shelved as labor-history: Stayin' Alive: The s and the Last Days of the Working Class by Jefferson R.

Cowie, A History of America in Ten Strike. Labor Strikes and Legislation. Though conditions were poor for many workers in the early s, that was also the time that some work conditions began to change.

The International Ladies' Garment Worker's Union formed in in an attempt to work against poor working conditions. But, as economic conditions changed, people became more aware of the inequities facing factory wage workers.

By the early s, even farmers began to fully recognize the strength of unity behind a common cause. Models of Organizing: The Knights of Labor and American Federation of Labor. Start studying Chapter Industries, Immigrants, and Cities. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

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In response to the problem of poor working conditions and the apparent indifference of industrial barons, membership in the American Federation of Labor (AFL), a union for skilled workers formed ingrew rapidly frommembers in to 1, in The present monograph is a study of labor conditions in the new industrial South.

No attempt has been made to investigate agricultural labor or indeed any labor outside of the rapidly developing manufacturing industries which are changing many old social and economic practices.

Nov 27,  · The shortage of workers spanned most industries and skill levels, and some contacts noted pace of growth during the current Beige Book period.

Labor markets tightened further throughout the District, Labor market conditions remained tight, and many firms reported raising wages and salaries to attract new work.

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This section is from the "Source Book In Economics" book, by F. Fetter. Amazon: The Principles Of Economics. Immigration And Conditions Of Labor. Part 2. If the characteristics of the recent immigrant labor supply to the United States, as outlined above, be carefully borne in mind, the conditions which have been produced by its employment.

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Jan 27,  · During the s, the number of workers providing services grew until it equaled and then surpassed the number who produced goods. And bya majority of U.S.

workers held white-collar rather than blue-collar jobs. At the same time, labor unions won long-term employment contracts and other benefits for their members.

In all, child labor was a common feature of the Industrial Revolution and involved children suffering under horrible and abusive conditions. Whether it was in factories, mines or other workplaces, children were expected to work in hot and dangerous conditions for low amounts of pay and long gruelling hours.

Sep 18,  · But the bulk of farm workers in the U.S. remain excluded from freedoms outlined in the National Labor Relations Act from and the Fair and Labor Standards Act from —.

On the Ground charts labor relations in the airline industry, unraveling the story of how baggage handlers--classified as unskilled workers--built tense but mutually useful alliances with their skilled coworkers such as aircraft mechanics and made tremendous gains in wages and working conditions, even in the era of supposedly "complacent" labor.

Mar 24,  · Why did American workers have such trouble responding to the new industrial conditions of labor. In "organizing" to secure beneficial conditions for the workers collectively, employers were threatened with violence against their persons and property and thus were faced with "negotiation under duress" - a condition which was deemed.

The conquest of the American West was a unique phenomenon in global history, whereby settlers moved boldly into the interior of regions of a great continent with a temperate climate, bringing their families, crops, and livestock, and establishing mining and other industries.

T or F.“The study of child labor and the industrial revolution has, I believe, paid too little attention to the economic reality of that labor,” Nardinelli writes. “Child labor can easily be the outcome of family decisions to improve the well-being of children.The life of a 19th-century American industrial worker was hard.

Even in good times wages were low, hours long, and working conditions hazardous. Little of the wealth that the growth of the nation had generated went to its workers. Moreover, women and children made up a high percentage of the work force in some industries and often received but a fraction of the wages a man could earn.