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The Conservative Case Against Teachers Unions
When labor unions first began forming they existed for good reasons: To protect workers against brutal employers who abused laborers, refused adequate ...
http://usconservatives.about.com/od/education/a/Conservatives-And-Education-Reform.htm
Women and Unions - Early Efforts - Lowell Mill Girls Organize
In 1844, Lowell Mill factory workers organized the Lowell Female Labor Reform Association (LFLRA) to press for better pay and working conditions.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/worklaborunions/a/lowell_organize.htm
Women and Unions: Late 19th Century Labor ... - Women's History
The leader of the laundryworkers' union, Kate Mullaney, went on to become assistant secretary of the National Labor Union. The Collar Laundry Union dissolved ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/worklaborunions/a/late_19th_cent.htm
About the Women's Trade Union League (WTUL) - Women's History
In the early 20th century, labor union organizers and wealthy supporters joined together to support women's unions and to improve working conditions for ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/worklaborunions/a/wtul.htm
History of the American Labor Movement - Economics - About.com
In this environment, labor unions gradually developed clout. Eventually, they won substantial improvements in working conditions. They also changed American ...
http://economics.about.com/od/laborinamerica/a/labor_history.htm
Women and Labor Unions - Trade Union Organizers - Strikes
Women's trade unions, women in unions, the impact of unions on women and women on unions, and key women labor leaders.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/worklaborunions/
States Ranked by Labor Union Representation - Liberal Politics
Top 20 states with workers represented by labor unions, and including state unemployment rates.
http://usliberals.about.com/od/theeconomyjobs/a/Top-20-Labor-Union-States.htm
Profile of the AFL-CIO, Largest U.S. Labor Union ... - Liberal Politics
The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (" AFL-CIO") is the largest federation of U.S. labor unions, with 57 member unions ...
http://usliberals.about.com/od/LaborLeaders/a/Profile-AFL-CIO-Largest-U-S-Labor-Union-Federation.htm
Haymarket Riot | 1886 Labor Incident in Chicago
The Haymarket Riot was ignited by an anarchist bombing, and set back the American labor union for years.
http://history1800s.about.com/od/organizedlabor/a/haymarket01.htm
Labor Songs - Essential Folk Music Labor Songs
Folk music has a long relationship with labor struggles, and particularly labor unions. From the Baptist hymns adapted by song leaders and agitators like Joe Hill ...
http://folkmusic.about.com/od/toptens/tp/BestLaborSongs.htm
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