The Resource Labor under fire : a history of the AFL-CIO since 1979, Timothy J. Minchin, (ebook)

Labor under fire : a history of the AFL-CIO since 1979, Timothy J. Minchin, (ebook)

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Labor under fire : a history of the AFL-CIO since 1979
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Labor under fire
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a history of the AFL-CIO since 1979
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Timothy J. Minchin
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eng
Summary
From the Reagan years to the present, the labor movement has faced a profoundly hostile climate. As America's largest labor federation, the AFL-CIO was forced to reckon with severe political and economic headwinds. Yet the AFL-CIO survived, consistently fighting for programs that benefited millions of Americans, including social security, unemployment insurance, the minimum wage, and universal health care. With a membership of more than 13 million, it was also able to launch the largest labor march in American history--1981's Solidarity Day--and to play an important role in politics. In a history that spans from 1979 to the present, Timothy J. Minchin tells a sweeping, national story of how the AFL-CIO sustained itself and remained a significant voice in spite of its powerful enemies and internal constraints. Full of details, characters, and never-before-told stories drawn from unexamined, restricted, and untapped archives, as well as interviews with crucial figures involved with the organization, this book tells the definitive history of the modern AFL-CIO
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Midwest
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Minchin, Timothy J
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331.880973
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • AFL-CIO
  • AFL-CIO
  • Labor unions
  • Labor unions
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adult
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Labor under fire : a history of the AFL-CIO since 1979, Timothy J. Minchin, (ebook)
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9781469632995
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MWT11859998
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11859998
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Labor under fire : a history of the AFL-CIO since 1979, Timothy J. Minchin, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469632995
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11859998
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11859998
System control number
MWT11859998
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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