The American Federationist Volume 24

The American Federationist Volume 24

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...new unions in the near future. Manitowoc.--Benj. A. Hansen: I All union men are working and employment is steady. Teamsters have increased their wages without strike $1.50 per week. There is a general agitation for the union labels. There have been organized unions of teamsters, chauffeurs and bartenders. Have union of electricians under way. Racine.--L. T. Christensen: Condition of organized labor is much better than that of the unorganized. Employment is steady in all lines except that of the longshoremen. Improvements in wages have been received without strike. Redgranite.--Samuel Gerrard: The only industry here is that of granite cutters and all the workers are organized. Employment is steady. Increases in wages have been brought about without strike and eight-hour day secured. There is a shortage of labor here. An effort is being made to have stores handle union labeled goods. Sheboygan.--Charles Shermeister: The masons, plumbers, steamfitters and sheet metal workers have secured 5 cents per hour increase in wages. The masons also obtained half-holiday. Effort is being made to organize a label league. Have a union of milk wagon drivers under way. CANADA Quebec.--Edward Little: Condition of organized labor is fair while that of unorganized is bad. Employment is steady. Committee is working in interest of union label. American Federationist AN ADDRESS TO THE DWN By John Black O! rumbling dream of mighty things to be, Herald of aeons and aeons of unborn days, What undivined vision meets thy gaze Across the deserts of eternity? Is it for man, that anguish in thine eyes? Is it for man, thy lips gray with pain? Is it for man, that living, crimson stain L'pon the pages of the centuries? August Ambassador! What sce'est thou Beyond the...show more

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  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 395g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236906578
  • 9781236906571