The Labor Movement

  • Yellow Dog Contract

    When a person agrees to work for someone while not being in a labor movement.
  • Yellow-Dog Contract

    An agreement to work for someone and not bein a labor union.
  • Mother Jones

    An American Labor and Community organizer.
  • AFL

    The first Labor Union in the United States.
  • Collective Bargaining

    Agreement between employees and employers.
  • International Ladies Garment Workers Union

    The first union to have primarily female leadership.
  • Contract

    An agreement between two parties.
  • Samuel Gompers

    Labor Union Leader
  • Closhed Shops

    Hired only individuals who were members in Unions.
  • Open Shop

    Not required to be in a union by an employer.
  • Eugene V. Debs

    Established International Workers of the World
  • International Workers of the World

    International revolutionary federation of industrial unions in Chicago
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

    A factory fire occurred.
  • Department of Labor

    Responsible for safety, wage and hour standards.
  • Ludlow Massacre

    Attack on Colorado National Guard, meant to help American Labor.
  • World War 1

    A war which involved many countries, caused by the assassination of Archduke Fedinand.
  • Adamson Act

    Established 8 hour workday with overtime pay.
  • Emma Goldman

    Arrested for anarchy.
  • Clayton Act

    Prevent anticompetitive practices.
  • Great Depression

    Severe worldwide economic depression.
  • Davis-Bacon Act

    Required paying of local prevailing wages.
  • Norris-LaGuardia Act

    Banned yellow dog contracts.
  • Wagner Act

    Protects rights of employees and allows collective bargaining.
  • CIO

    Organized workers in Industrial Unions.
  • Fair Labor Standards Act

    Established 44 hour, seven day workweek.
  • Minimum Wage

    Required all workers to be paid a certain minimum payment.