A Short History of Work in the
Picking Cotton for 3 Cents a Pound
Coal mining ranks as the second worst job
in the country, after lumberjacking.
Coal mine and oil field employment
A HISTORY OF AMERICAN LABOR
JOSEPH G. RAYBACK
Free Press, 1966
Labors New Deal
In the summer of 1932 the signicance of the revival of labor
activity, of the new trend toward political action, and of new leg-
islation was not apparent to la
A History of American Labor
The A.F.L.s First Decade '
Homestead and Pullman
The dominant organization of the rst fty-odd years of the
Modern Era of'labor history was the American Federation of Labor.
As it was conceived and organized
Affirmative Action Plan (AAP):
Grants preference to a minority group in order to rectify past discrimination practices.
Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA):
"Forbids employment discrimination against anyone over the age of 40 and prohibits mandato
I. Labor Relations in the United States
A. The industrial relations system
1. Elements in the labor relations process
2. Factors affecting work rules