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Chapter 12 –Dealing with employee –management issues and relationships A. Managers are not able to be in a labor Early History of Labor Unions A. Knights of Labor (1869) 1. Rise of mass production following Civil War 2. Main Contribution: idea of unity and solidarity of all labor B. AFL Organized (1886) –Samual Gompers (American Federation of Labor) 1. Was a federation of skilled credit unions a. Carpenters b. Electricians c. Plumbers 2. Concentrated on short-term gains in pay, benefits, and conditions C. 1935 –Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) is formed –national organization that helped non-skilled labor –John L. Sullivan 1. Federation of unskilled workers (miners, auto workers, etc.) D. 1935-1955: AFL and CIO were unwilling to join forces 1. 1955: AFL and CIO form as on organization 2. AFL/CIO becomes the voice of organized labor for the next 50 years 3. Recent slit by some major unions (SEIU, Teamsters-truck drivers) suggests a return to disunity Labor-Management Negotiations
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2011 for the course MGT 291 taught by Professor Maryj.squance during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.

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