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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 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/
Women and Unions - Early Efforts - Lowell Mill Girls Organize
Women and Unions - Early Efforts ... In 1844, Lowell Mill factory workers organized the Lowell Female Labor Reform Association (LFLRA) to press for better pay ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/worklaborunions/a/lowell_organize.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 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
Profile of the AFL-CIO, Largest U.S. Labor Union Federation
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
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
States Ranked by Labor Union Representation
Mar 3, 2011 ... 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
Union Jobs - Job Searching - About.com
Apprenticeship programs, union job opportunities and the benefits of joining a labor union.
http://jobsearch.about.com/cs/unionjobs/a/unionjob.htm
Labor Leadership - Profiles of U.S. Labor Unions and Leaders
Text of bold remarks by labor leader Richard Trumka on May 20, 2011 in which he declared that labor unions will be politically independent in 2012 elections.
http://usliberals.about.com/od/LaborLeaders/
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