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Report of Proceedings of the Annual Convention of the American Federation of Labor Volume 26-27 (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,201
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Report of Proceedings of the Annual Convention of the American Federation of Labor Volume 26-27 (Paperback): American...

Report of Proceedings of the Annual Convention of the American Federation of Labor Volume 26-27 (Paperback)

American Federation of Labor

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 Excerpt: ...letters of resignation and protest. Yet what they lack in membership and calibre, they endeavor to make up by attracting to themselves public attention. And for this reason, and this alone, do they receive any consideration at our hanas. It is now generally recognized that the labor movement Is the necessary and Inevitable outgrowth of industrial conditions; that it was quite as much the Impelling force of circumstances as desire which brought the labor movement Into existence. The tollers have recognized that the advantages they now enjoy over previous perioas were not brought to them upon a silver platter or pbllanthroplcally conceded to them. Even our worst antagonists concede that the organizations of labor have done much to Improve the conditions of the workers. If this be true, and it is true, then to the unions of labor belongs at least that much credit. The question naturally arises, If tbe work of union labor In the past has been of a beneficent character, In what regard is the labor movement of today more at fault than that very movement which has brought this betterment which even our most bitter antagonists concede? Surely, none can truthfully assert that tbe labor movement of today is less intelligent, less humane, less lawful, than formerly. In truth, the observer must concede the reverse. Tbe sum total of labor's offending today lies in the fact that by our larger membership and Increased Intelligence our movement has become more effective In gaining for our fellowworkers the rights to which they are justly entitled, the elimination of the wrongs which they 'have too long borne and the bright prospect for tbe fulfillment of their high hopes and aspirations In the Interests of humanity. There is nothing for which our movement may declare, ther...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: American Federation of Labor
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 23mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 440
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-45668-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-45668-4
Barcode: 9781130456684

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