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Click to edit Master subtitle style US Labor History 1/12/2011
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Click to edit Master subtitle style What was the worst job you ever had? Top 10 worst jobs -Michael David Jensen, co-producer of "worst job“ documentary
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Click to edit Master subtitle style “Organizing America: The Joe Glazer, Labor Historian
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Rights then and now What type of recourse did employees have for poor treatment in the 1800s? l What recourse do employees now have? l What rights do employees now have? Introducing labor history…
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The pendulum analogy As we review labor history consider: l At what points were labor unions: l The most powerful? l The least powerful? l What key events led to the rise and fall of the prominence of unions?
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The Industrial Revolution Advancements in technology created new jobs, but mostly low skill jobs l Boom in immigration to US l Increased competition between businesses due to advancements in transportation How did these factors influence the employment relationship?
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The first trade union Federal Society of Journeymen Cordwainers (shoemakers)-1792 l What are trade or craft unions?
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2011 for the course OBHR 429 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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