Organized Labor

  • (noun): Employees who are represented by a labor union.

Some articles on organized labor, labor:

Charles A. White
... White (July 7, 1882-October 7, 1925) was an American organized labor lobbyist and politician ... soon became an active member and a champion of organized labor ... and in 1907 was selected as one of the Representatives of organized labor to attend the Session of the 45th Illinois General Assembly ...
Earl Rogers - His Cases - Clarence Darrow, 1912-1913
... The case arose out of Darrow’s defense of the McNamara brothers, labor leaders who were indicted in the 1910 dynamiting of the Los Angeles Times building in which 21 Times non-union employees were killed ... Since the Times was widely considered as the most anti-labor newspaper in the country, it was universally suspected that factions in organized labor were behind the ... Significantly, Rogers was successful in getting Darrow, the great champion of organized labor, to refrain from making an argument essentially condoning the dynamiting of the Times building and the ...
Colorado Labor Wars - Governor Peabody, and The Growth of Employers' Power - The National Employers' Movement
... which were working effectively against union labor ... the employer's right to manage his business without interference from labor ... words of two historians, ambitiously tried to erase the "organized labor pattern from the consciousness of the average American citizen" by the adroit use of propaganda which placed "organized labor on a ...
Labor Federation Competition In The United States - History - Difficult Choices in The 1890s
... In 1892, four dramatic labor struggles put organized labor at a crossroads ... Homestead had been, The survival of the struggling American Federation of Labor during this period is in part attributable to the caution of its leaders ... more defeats caught the attention of the labor movement ...
History Of California 1900 To Present - Organized Labor - 1930s
... Farm labor remained unorganized, the work brutal and underpaid ... when they took up the early effort to organize farm labor ...

Famous quotes related to organized labor:

    I think it is a wise course for laborers to unite to defend their interests.... I think the employer who declines to deal with organized labor and to recognize it as a proper element in the settlement of wage controversies is behind the times.... Of course, when organized labor permits itself to sympathize with violent methods or undue duress, it is not entitled to our sympathy.
    William Howard Taft (1857–1930)