en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Labor_history_of_the_United_States

The labor history of the United States describes the history of organized labor, US labor law, and more general history of working ... In most industrial nations the labor movement sponsored its own political parties, with the U.S. .... agreement of two or more to the prejudice of the rights of others or of society" would be illegal.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Labour_movement

The labour movement or labor movement consists of two main wings, the trade union ... The trade union movement consists of the collective organisation of working ... labour laws, illegal combination, Peterloo, Chartism, friendly societies and ...

www.history.com/topics/19th-century/labor

Oct 29, 2009 ... The labor movement in the United States grew out of the need to protect the ... The formation of the Federal Society of Journeymen Cordwainers ... for their work , defending their trades against diluted and cheap labor, and, ...

aflcio.org/about/history

Much of the labor movement's history is a response to dangerous work ... America's union movement champions those who lack a voice in our society. Union ...

socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/eras/great-depression/social-work-labor-movement-1937

Apr 30, 2018 ... A presentation at the National Conference of Social Work May 23-29, 1937. The social program of the new labor movement has not yet been formulated. .... the reconstruction of society, and the taking-over of industries.

ualocal7.org/content/role-labor-union-modern-society

“Unions struggled to eliminate abuses of early industrial society and improve workers' lives by seeking higher wages and better working conditions for their ...

www.epi.org/publication/briefingpapers_bp143

Aug 26, 2003 ... Unions have a substantial impact on the compensation and work lives of both ..... voice for workers at the workplace and in the larger society.

labourrights.ca/issues/unions-society

Unions have always been a positive force in society. Unions create greater workplace democracy. Through unions, working people have a collective voice at  ...

www.americamagazine.org/politics-society/2017/06/28/pope-francis-labor-unions-are-essential-society

Jun 28, 2017 ... Labor unions that protect and defend the dignity of work and the rights of workers continue to have an essential role in society, especially in ...