A labor federation is a group of unions or labor organizations that are in some
sense .... David Brundage explains
But equally significant was the enunciation of a guiding labour philosophy—“
Gompers repudiated socialism and advocated a pragmatic "
The conventions of the Western Labor
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Part of the Labor History Commons, and the
is constructed upon what is technically known as the “Pure and simple” basis. ...
In 1886, Gompers gathered together a wide range of unions to form the American
Federation of Labor. He advocated “
Adolph Strasser, a leader of the cigarmakers' union, clearly articulated this
emerging philosophy of “
Second, Gompers believed in a
It was not until the precepts of business unionism (herein referred to as "