Summary: Even in the five years since the last revision of this milestone text, the faces of labor, labor leadership, and the definition of work itself have continued to change--and labor and management have continued to clash, as evidenced by the UPS strike of 1997, last summer's GM assembly plant strike in Flint, Michigan, and the victory by Northwest Airlines' pilots in the fall of 1998.
Professor Dubofsky has continued the endeavor begun by Foster Rhea Dulles in the ...show morefirst edition, written more than a half century ago, to enlighten present and future generations of students about the history of work, workers, and worker movements in the United States--to encourage them to learn and think about those who built the United States and those who will shape its development in the next millennium. Includes 37 photographs. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. ...show less