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Fur and Leather Workers Union

P.S Foner

Fur and Leather Workers Union

a story of dramatic struggles and achievements

by P.S Foner

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Published by Nordan Press in Newark, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fur and Leather Workers Union (United States).

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Philip S. Foner.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination708p. :
    Number of Pages708
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21235790M

    About a quarter were directly involved in marine transportation, including 14, sailors and deckhands and 36, longshoremen. As a result of the findings of the McClellan Committee, the Landrum-Griffin Act of was enacted to correct abuses in labor-management relations. Nonelectrical machinery shops employed an average of eighty-six workers nationally, but only twenty-eight in New York. Joseph Stalin desperately wanted the Western Allies to invade the continent, forcing the Germans to divide their forces and relieve some of the pressure on Soviet troops. In the early s, public-sector unions, especially at the state level, found themselves under particular pressure after the economic downturn of —9 led to a significant drop in tax revenues. Some Oklahoma communists received 10 year sentences for criminal syndicalism.

    It also reflected the presence of a vast number of tiny enterprises. A typical wholesaler might have buyers, salesmen, clerical workers, warehouse employees, and processing workers all in the same location. What the uniform stands for, they have yet to learn. The masses would turn to communist leadership to organize the seizure of power when the impending crisis made life under the old system unbearable. The party also discountenances the formation of progressive groups, blocs, and caucuses in unions; it has liquidated its Communist fractions, discontinued its shop papers, and is now modifying its system of industrial branches.

    If union leaders were to meet their responsibilities under wartime conditions, they argued, they had to be assured that their membership would remain high and their treasuries full. More exotic leathers are also becoming more common. Their Party activity took on an essentially trade union character. Either these officials will be compelled to accede to the demand of the masses for unity, or they will be convicted to the hilt of responsibility for the split, robbed of every plausible argument, and completely isolated from the masses, who want unity more than anything else. It is plain to see that with American women what is important is whether they wear silk underwear under their uniforms.


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Fur and Leather Workers Union by P.S Foner Download PDF Ebook

This literature generally provides a striking contrast with the propaganda of just a few years later, which almost totally substitutes the term democracy for communism except in some materials dealing with the USSR. Sailors returned from sea with firsthand accounts of the rise and fall of fascism, the devastation of World War II, the turmoil in the colonial world, the spread of Communism, the outbreak of the Cold War.

More importantly, however, wartime labor relations sharply disciplined the labor force. Equally important, workers wanted more say in their union. They have accepted leading posts in the International.

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Manufacturing was just one part—though the largest—of the goods production and distribution complex at the heart of the city's economy. The New York region had some mass production plants, mostly outside the city.

Although witnessed the last great CIO organizing drives at Ford and Bethlehem Steel, and strikes in electrical, auto, clothing, textile, aluminum and retail store; the left-led strikes got the headlines. Soviet women have complete self-respect, because their dignity as human beings is fully recognized.

Eventually, Pavlichenko finished her education at Kiev University and became a historian. But before they had a chance to settle in, a shot rang out and a German bullet took out her comrade.

Nearby, over 6, workers made television sets or their components, 10, workers sold them, and 5, mechanics serviced them.

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In one third of all American workers belonged to a union, but by the proportion had dropped to about 11%. Faced with foreign competition and financial troubles in its traditional power base—manufacturing and mining—organized labor was hurt in the s by layoffs and was, in many cases, forced to accept reduced wages and benefits.

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