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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 people developed to represent ... The International Workingmen's Association, the first attempt at international coordination, was founded in London in 1864.

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 ...

www.annualreviews.org/doi/pdf/10.1146/annurev.so.17.080191.000331

economy and society, political sociology, social movements, social stratifica .... as well as led to employment gains among such allegedly union-averse workers ...

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

Oct 29, 2009 ... The labor movement in the United States grew out of the need to protect ... unions fought for better wages, reasonable hours and safer working conditions. ... The formation of the Federal Society of Journeymen Cordwainers ...

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.shmoop.com/history-labor-unions/society.html

History of Labor Unions through the lens of Society. ... Before those reforms, children were routinely put to work at eight years old or even younger. Workers ... As a result, especially in the 1920s, the labor movement often found itself swimming ...

eh.net/encyclopedia/labor-unions-in-the-united-states

By contrast, collective action, such as forming a labor union, is always difficult because it ... including Rotary Clubs, the Red Cross, and the Audubon Society. ..... Valuing citizens according to their work, their productive labor, the Knights were ...

www.investopedia.com/terms/l/labor-union.asp

A labor union is an organization that represents the collective interests of workers in ... with employers over wages, hours, benefits and other working conditions. ... The National Education Association (NEA), for example, is a labor union of ...

www.epi.org/publication/how-todays-unions-help-working-people-giving-workers-the-power-to-improve-their-jobs-and-unrig-the-economy

Working people in unions use their power in ... For example, if a union hospital is across town from a ... National Restaurant Association, which lobbies ...