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Monthly Labor Review Volume 130, PT. 1 (Paperback) Loot Price: R319
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Monthly Labor Review Volume 130, PT. 1 (Paperback): William Henry Pinnock, United States Bureau Statistics

Monthly Labor Review Volume 130, PT. 1 (Paperback)

William Henry Pinnock, United States Bureau Statistics

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... by some that this endeavor was part of a larger scheme to wreck international trade-unionism on the North American Continent The one big union secured many followers in Western Canada, among them the Vancouver Trades and Labor Council, the Metalliferous Miners of British Columbia, the organized coal miners of Crows Nest Pass, formerly members of District No. 18 of the United Mine Workers of America, the Trades and Labor Council of Prince Rupert, and several Winnipeg trade-unions. The progress of the one big union in Eastern Canada was only sporadic, and in 1920 it was estimated from information received from various sources by the Department of Labor of Canada that the membership was reduced more than 87 per cent. Labor union convention trends.--The Western Canada Labor Conference, held at Calgary, March 3, 1919, not only launched the one big union, as has already been stated, but adopted without discussion a resolution submitted by the British Columbia Federation of Labor, declaring the convention's "full acceptance of the principle of 'proletariat dictatorship' as being absolute and efficient for the transformation of capitalistic private property to communal wealth." Another approved resolution demanded a six-hour day, five days a week. It was also proposed, " the interests of all members of the international working class being identical, that the conference recognize no alien but the capitalist.' There seems to have been a more conservative spirit at the convention of the one big union in January, 1920. for after the consideration of a resolution for a vote on a general strike to obtain the release of the Winnipeg strikers it was voted that all other means be exhausted before having recourse to such a strike. The American Federation...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: William Henry Pinnock • United States Bureau Statistics
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 210
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-08502-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-155-08502-7
Barcode: 9781155085029

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