Rise of the American Labor Movement
Knights of Labor
Homestead steel works strike of 1892
State of Labor Unions
The percent of workers belonging to the union is 11.3 percent. That has been the lowest in 76 years. The union member have fell over 400,000. There has been growing number of anti-labor policies."It reflects a number of things beyond labor's control, such as the state of economy," said Harley Shaiken, labor relations professor at the University of California at Berkeley. The slow recovery is cutting jobs and cover the swelling costs.
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