The new employer militancy

the new employer militancy Instead of looking at the number of workers who won unions or the union density, i looked at the number of workers who were trying to form unions—what the nlrb calls “eligible voters”—and it turns out that the number of workers trying to form unions through the labor board was steady through the 1950s, 1960s, and the 1970s, despite the fact that you had a huge increase in employer resistance in the 1970s.

However, in her new book knocking on labor’s door: union organizing in the 1970s and the roots of a new economic divide, lane windham argues that this is a myopic view of labor history—one that papers over important worker-led organizing during that decade.

This essay has explained what is meant by employer militancy, and outlined the main features of the approach adopted by employers since the 1980’s it has also outlined how employer actions have changed over the last 30 or so years.

Alexander et al (2008:97) define employer militancy as ‘willingness of employers to use legal action to secure punitive damages against a trade union’ it is an aggressive anti-union approach, in which employers actively seeking ways to marginalise trade unions, with the help of their employer organisation.

The new employer militancy

the new employer militancy Instead of looking at the number of workers who won unions or the union density, i looked at the number of workers who were trying to form unions—what the nlrb calls “eligible voters”—and it turns out that the number of workers trying to form unions through the labor board was steady through the 1950s, 1960s, and the 1970s, despite the fact that you had a huge increase in employer resistance in the 1970s.

This has created the phenomenon that’s been termed employer militancy alexander et al (2008:97) define employer militancy as ‘willingness of employers to use legal action to secure punitive damages against a trade union.

  • The new employer militancy the purpose of this paper is to examine the issue of employer militancy in australian workforce after the 1980s the essay is divided into three parts, with more emphasis on the latter two parts - the ‘hows’ and ‘whys’ of employer militancy.

the new employer militancy Instead of looking at the number of workers who won unions or the union density, i looked at the number of workers who were trying to form unions—what the nlrb calls “eligible voters”—and it turns out that the number of workers trying to form unions through the labor board was steady through the 1950s, 1960s, and the 1970s, despite the fact that you had a huge increase in employer resistance in the 1970s. the new employer militancy Instead of looking at the number of workers who won unions or the union density, i looked at the number of workers who were trying to form unions—what the nlrb calls “eligible voters”—and it turns out that the number of workers trying to form unions through the labor board was steady through the 1950s, 1960s, and the 1970s, despite the fact that you had a huge increase in employer resistance in the 1970s.
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