The Labor Movement

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    The Labor Movement

  • Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

    the deadliest industrial disaster in the history of the city of New York and resulted in the fourth highest loss of life from an industrial accident in U.S. history
  • Department of Labor

    Formed in 1913. It is responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standars, unemployment insurance befefits... etc.
  • Clayton Act

    One of the first laws to outlaw harmful substances. It was enacted to add substanace to the United States
  • Collective bargaining

    Negotiations trying to get empolyees better working conditions.
  • WWI

    The first "world war" it was a globar war that was centered in Europe.
  • Contract

    an agreement by two or more parties. Each of whom intends to create one or more legal obiagations between or among them.
  • Ludlow Massacre

    It was an attack by national guard and iron company against coal miners and their familys.
  • Adamson Act

    Established an Hour hour work day. Anything more than that was overtime.
  • Open Shop

    Not forced to join a union.

    It was one of the largest labor unions. It was one of the first to help females and have mostly female membership.
  • Iww or Wobblies

    An International Union. It claimed 100,000 members and supported about 300,000 workers.
  • AFL

    Largest union in the US at the time
  • Samuel Gompers

    Died in 1924.
    He was a Union Leader and founded the A F L
  • Eugene V. Debs

    American union leader, one of the founders for IWW or Wobblies.
  • Yellow-Dog Contract

    The employee agrees to not be in a labor union.
  • Mother Jones

    Helped organize major strikes and confounded industrial workers all around the world.
  • Great Depression

    It was a worldwide economic depression in the decade before the world war 2.
  • Davis-Bacon Act

    establishes the requirement for paying the local prevailing wages on public works projects
  • Norris-LaGuardia Act

    Banned Yellow-dog contracts
  • Closed Shop

    A shop in which persons are required to join a particular union as a precondition to employment and to remain union members for the duration of their employment.
  • Wagner Act

    Used to enforce the National Labor Relations Act.
  • Fair Labor Standards Act

    Introduces a maximum 44 hour work week
  • Minumum Wage

    The lowest hourly or monthly pay that a company may pay workers.
  • Emma Goldman

    Died in 1940. she played a big role in development of anarchist politcal philosophy.