Our union : UAW/CAW Local 27 from 1950-1990 (eBook, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Our union : UAW/CAW Local 27 from 1950-1990

Our union : UAW/CAW Local 27 from 1950-1990

Author: Jason Russell
Publisher: Edmonton [Alta.] : AU Press, ©2011
Series: Fabriks : studies in the working class
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
In Our Union, Jason Russell argues that the union local, as an institution of working-class organization, was a key agent for the Canadian working class as it sought to create a new place for itself in the decades following World War II. Using UAW/CAW Local 27, a broad-based union in London, Ontario, as a case study, he offers a ground-level look at union membership, including some of the social and political  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Livres numériques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Russell, Jason, 1968-
Our union.
Edmonton [Alta.] : AU Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011535619
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Russell
ISBN: 9781926836447 1926836448 9781926836430 192683643X 9781926836454 1926836456 128347056X 9781283470568 9786613470560 6613470562
OCLC Number: 899273847
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 326 pages) : illustrations, portraits, digital file.
Contents: Introduction : local unions in the post-World War II decades --
Built to last --
The national union --
Employers and bargaining units --
Collective bargaining --
Labour relations --
The social and community agenda --
Community politics and activism --
"It was all about families" --
Conclusion : looking back --
Appendix A : Local 27 bargaining units --
Appendix B : Interviews.
Series Title: Fabriks : studies in the working class
Responsibility: Jason Russell.
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A history of one union local after World War II and its impact on the daily working-class experience.  Read more...


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