www.let.rug.nl/usa/outlines/economy-1991/labor-in-america-the-trade-unions-role/current-labor-issues.php

In the late 20th century, a major challenge to the American labor movement was the ... Some say it reflects the trend in American society away from manufacturing ... Labor-management disputes have also focused on the question: what special  ...

www.thenation.com/article/40000-verizon-workers-launch-one-of-the-biggest-strikes-of-the-decade

Apr 15, 2016 ... Can the strike at Verizon help kickstart the American labor movement? ... Current Issue · Subscribe; Search. Facebook; Twitter; Email.

www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/05/21/supreme-court-backs-employers-over-workers/355923002

May 21, 2018 ... Employers bested workers in the first of two big labor rights cases ... to insist that labor disputes get resolved individually through arbitration, ...

aflcio.org/about/history

The AFL-CIO labor history timeline highlights the key events and the people who helped bring about radical changes in the workplace and society. ... to collaborate with local worker centers on immigration reform and other issues .... workers because of union membership and provides for mediation of railway labor disputes.

www.usa.gov/labor-laws

Nov 7, 2018 ... Learn about some important employment laws and issues. ... National Employment Lawyers Association .... It establishes policies and resolves disputes for most federal employees and their managers. ... The minimum wage is currently $7.25 per hour for covered nonexempt employees, effective July 24, ...

www.heritage.org/jobs-and-labor/report/what-unions-do-how-labor-unions-affect-jobs-and-the-economy

Unions function as labor cartels, restricting the number of workers in a company or industry to drive up the remaining workers' wages. They also retard economic  ...

www.brookings.edu/articles/workers-rights-labor-standards-and-global-trade

Insisting that other nations respect workers' right of free association reflects our moral ... In a recent free trade pact, Jordan and the United States agreed to protect core ILO ... They also spelled out how to resolve disputes over labor standards: if one ... for injuries to themselves before fixing the problems of workers overseas.

www.khanacademy.org/humanities/us-history/the-gilded-age/gilded-age/a/labor-battles-in-the-gilded-age

As the United States became a major industrial power, conflict between workers ... and the Pullman Strike, two of the most famous labor battles in American history. ... Association of Iron and Steel Workers (AA) out of the Homestead Steelworks. .... Labor problems due to industrialisation are becoming big problems and it will ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2690201

After World War II, health and safety receded as critical labor issues and were ... of disease, often bringing it in conflict with social reformers and labor groups. ..... responsibility) tended to favor employers, the current rash of lawsuits and the ...