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Strikes and the government, 1893-1974

Eric L. Wigham

Strikes and the government, 1893-1974

by Eric L. Wigham

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Labor policy -- Great Britain -- History,
    • Labor disputes -- Great Britain -- History,
    • Industrial relations -- Great Britain -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEric Wigham.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8391 .W54
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 206 p. ;
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4934479M
      ISBN 100333150406
      LC Control Number76361461
      OCLC/WorldCa2270483

        A decade after the strike, I called the book I wrote about that secret war against the miners The Enemy Within, because the phrase turned out to .   If the government files in such a case, the defendant must establish by clear and convincing evidence that neither of those factors existed. An arson will not serve as the basis for "Three Strikes" sentencing if the defendant establishes by clear and convincing evidence that the offense posed no threat to human life and the defendant reasonably.

      The State Strikes Back makes a compelling, deeply researched, and lucidly written case that the state is resurgent in China as market-oriented reforms stall. Nicholas Lardy, a preeminent expert on the Chinese economy, provides a balanced and insightful overview that, like his previous works, will become standard reference material for anyone interested in understanding the intricacies of the. From to , strikes by government employees gave rise to legislation and executive orders that continue to govern public sector strikes. In the s, several strikes were defeated when employers hired permanent replacement workers. These defeats, along with the mixed success of other strikes, raised questions about the continuing.

      In this book he describes drone strikes as part of a particular military predilection for identifying enemy forces as networks, trying to find nodal people in these networks and knocking them out. According to him, this is a military strategy that goes back to WW2 where people in the Allies said if only we could get to senior Nazi officers.   Thousands of textile workers at a Chinese-owned factory in southern Vietnam held a fifth day of strikes Tuesday to protest a government policy .


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Strikes and the government, 1893-1974 by Eric L. Wigham Download PDF EPUB FB2

Drone strikes are a tool while targeted killing is the policy. The tone of how the evidence is presented in this book isn't so anti-American, rather a call to action for transparency in our highest levels of government/5(81).

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wigham, Eric L. Strikes and the government, London: Macmillan, (OCoLC) First ed. has title: Strikes and the government, Description: viii, pages ; 23 cm: Responsibility: Eric Wigham.

More information: French 1893-1974 book / Équivalent français. Fiction or non-fiction, these books are about strikes, work slow-downs, lock-outs and related phenomena. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

A book that is worth every penny, to read it and have Strikes and the government feeling of the dawning truth that if India had not supplied such a reliable almost never-ending-stream of men to fill the front lines, then history would be very different.

The other books by the way are: The Tiger Kills, The Tiger Triumphs - all by H.M.S.O. printed in India. 5/5(2). The federal government had little in place to support those looking for work or to provide direct aid to those in need.

Of course, to be fair, the government had seldom faced these questions before. Americans had to look elsewhere. A notable example of the government’s failure to act was the story of Coxey’s Army. In the spring of American Government 2e is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the single-semester American Government course.

This title includes innovative features designed to enhance student learning, including Insider Perspective features and a Get Connected module that shows students how they can get engaged in the political process.

The book provides an important opportunity for. The Ulster Workers' Council (UWC) strike was a general strike that took place in Northern Ireland between 15 May and 28 Mayduring "the Troubles".The strike was called by unionists who were against the Sunningdale Agreement, which had been signed in December Specifically, the strikers opposed the sharing of political power with Irish nationalists, and the proposed role for the.

The strike began officially on 5 February and, two days later, Heath called the February general election while the Three-Day Week was in force.

His government emphasised the pay dispute with the miners and used the slogan "Who governs Britain?". Heath believed that the public sided with the Conservatives on the issues of strikes and union.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. and the Federal government enacted laws using the “three-strikes-and-you’re-out” phrase. InPresident Clinton received a long-standing ovation in his State of the Union speech when he endorsed three strikes as a federal sentencing policy.’ The three strikes movement is the most recent anti-crime policy to sweep the United States.

The people who sold me the copy of The Turner Diaries, the price hiked from $ to $, sent me gratis a copy of a National Vanguard Books catalog that listed dozens of racially inflammatory.

The Baseball Strike of By Staudohar, Paul D Monthly Labor Review, Vol. No. 3, March Read preview Overview Search for more books and articles on labor strikes. FRANK BEALEY BOOKS Eric Wigham, Strikes and the Government Macmillan, ,pp., f Peter Brannen, Eric Batstone, Derek Fatchett and Philip White, fie Worker Directors: A Sociology of Participation.

Pullman Strike, in U.S. history, railroad strike and boycott that severely disrupted rail traffic in the Midwest in June and July of The federal government’s response to the unrest marked the first time that an injunction was used to break a strike.

Read more about the strike and its significance. The strike showed that workers could slow or even stop the economy. The strike showed that workers often had popular support The strike showed that workers of many industries were willing to work together The strike showed that workers were willing to oppose government troops violently.

These strikes are usually intended to create political pressure on the ruling government, rather than on any one employer. InFrance was severely disrupted by a nationwide general strike in protest of planned changes to working hours and workers' benefits.

For a better understanding of the General Strike, including the I.W.W.’s role, Robert Friedheim’s book, The Seattle General Strike is the source to consult. PRIMARY SOURCES The University of Washington’s Suzzalo Library is an excellent place to learn more about the I.W.W., and its place in the strike.

The history of union busting in the United States dates back to the Industrial Revolution in the 19th century which produced a rapid expansion in factories and manufacturing capabilities. As workers moved away from farm work to factories, mines and other hard labor, they faced harsh working conditions such as long hours, low pay and health risks.

Employer: Federal Government (Treasury Board of Canada) The 1, Foreign Service Officers were on strike for six months, the longest federal public service strike since the introduction of collective bargaining in PAFSO had been without a contract since July 1, and in a legal strike position since April 2.

Three Strikes and You're Out ("Three Strikes") laws mandate long sentences for certain habitual offenders, usually 25 years to life in prison for third-time violent offenders. SinceThree Strikes has been implemented for federal offenses and in at least 25 states.

1 Although they share a common name, Three Strikes laws are quite diverse."THREE STRIKES" LAWS: FIVE YEARS LATER Executive Summary Beginning intwenty three states and the federal government adopted some form of “three strikes and you’re out” law intending to target repeat violent offenders.

Washington state was the first to do so; California soon followed with a considerably broader version of the law. When all else fails, strike! So is how union workers think when they want to get their points across.

For the majority of those employed, however, protesting a job is unthinkable, not to mention a fireable offense. When pay becomes too low to bear, options exist in the form of a)negotiating with a boss and/or working overtime, b) finding a new job that pays better, or c) sucking it up. In this.