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Worker sit-ins and job protection

John Alfred Greenwood

Worker sit-ins and job protection

case studies of union intervention

by John Alfred Greenwood

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Published by Gower Press in Farnborough, Hants .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Sit-down strikes -- Great Britain.,
    • Lip, s.a. Factory Occupation, 1973.,
    • Layoff systems -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesJob protection.
      Statement[by] John Greenwood.
      SeriesA Gower Press special study
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5365.A6 G73
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 121 p. ;
      Number of Pages121
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4898548M
      ISBN 100566020157
      LC Control Number76041465

      Participation in Worker Cooperatives and s in Europe where workers engaged in sit-ins, work-ins and worker buyouts to save their jobs. distributional consequences of . Transport Workers Union of America founding president Michael J. Quill formed the union in New York in It was the height of the Great Depression, and through his active, militant approach to organizing, Quill brought together thousands of the city’s transit workers to fight back against the greedy companies taking advantage of them and of the nation’s dire economic situation.

      The law requires employers to protect workers from hazards caused by the nature of the job or its tools, provide any necessary protective equipment, train workers on hazards and prevention measures, provide first aid as necessitated by the job, and protect employees from explosions or fires by storing flammable materials appropriately. – The American Federation of the Physically Handicapped, founded in by Paul Strachan, was the first cross-disability national (American) political organization to urge an end to job discrimination, lobby for passage of related legislation, and call for a National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week, as well as other initiatives.

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