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Business unionism - Wikipedia

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A business union is a type of trade union that is opposed to class or revolutionary unionism and ... according to Hoxie, business unionists were advocates of "pure and simple" trade unioni...

"Pure and Simple": Making the Case for Unionism - History Matters

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Adolph Strasser, a leader of the cigarmakers' union, clearly articulated this emerging philosophy of “pure and simple unionism” in his 1883 testimony before the ...

pure-and-simple unionism | labour | Britannica.com

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But equally significant was the enunciation of a guiding labour philosophy—“pure and simpleunionism—under the aegis of Samuel Gompers and his circle of ...

Samuel Gompers (1850 - 1924) - AFL-CIO

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Second, Gompers believed in a pure-and-simple unionism that focused primarily on economic rather than political reform as the best way of securing workers' ...

Adolph strasser and the origins of pure and simple unionism

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It was not until the precepts of business unionism (herein referred to as "pure and simple unionism") had been made explicit as a formula for trade-union stability ...

Labor Relations Flashcards

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Feb 10, 2009 ... Employers actively opposed unions after World War I by implementing the ... 8. " Pure and Simple Unionism," was most identified with the: ...

Pure and Simple Politics: The American Federation of Labor ... - JStor

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In 1893 Samuel Gompers declared that the AFL stood for 'pure and simple unionism'. Thirteen years later, he defined the federation's political agenda in a ...

Samuel Gompers and the American Federation of ... - Digital History

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Gompers repudiated socialism and advocated a pragmatic "pure and simple" unionism that emphasized agreements with employees--which would spell out for ...

capital, labor, and state - University of Missouri-St. Louis

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Leaders of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) argued that if unions organized ..... workplace, advocates of "pure and simpleunionism angrily sank it.

Today in labor history: Samuel Gompers dies at the age of 74

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Dec 13, 2012 ... At first, Gompers believed in a pure-and-simple unionism that focused ... It was “of paramount importance that labor unions be specifically ...