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The great sit down strike

William W. Weinstone

The great sit down strike

by William W. Weinstone

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Published by Workers Library Publishers in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Weinstone.
ContributionsWorkers Library (United States)
The Physical Object
Pagination45p. :
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20082937M

Sit-down strike definition, a strike during which workers occupy their place of employment and refuse to work or allow others to work until the strike is settled. See more. New York: Workers Library Publishers Inc., First edition. 8vo, original printed self-wrappers, 45, 3 pages. A little browned and dust-soiled; a very good copy. Item # On the success of the Flint Sit-Down Strike against GM and the emergence of the UAW and incidentally the role of the Communist party in the strike's success from the Secretary of the Michigan District of.

The court-packing scheme and the GM Sit-Down Strike illustrate two of the enduring legacies of the Great Depression - increased federal involvement with the economy and the limits of executive power. They are highlighted in this assessment, and are meant to be combined with material covered previously. THE GREAT FLINT SIT DOWN STRIKE AGAINST G M 37 Download The Great Flint Sit Down Strike Against G M 37 ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to The Great Flint Sit Down Strike Against G M 37 book .

  The sit-down strike captured widespread, mostly negative, public attention. Time magazine glibly noted: “Sitting down has replaced baseball as a national pastime.” Life magazine sternly reported that these strikes were the “Nation’s No. 1 problem.” According to early Gallup polls, about two-thirds of Americans condemned the. About this Book Catalog Record Details. The Great Sit-Down Strike. Weinstone, William W. (William Wolf), View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized.


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A Communist pamphlet on the UAWs sit down strike by the Secretary of the Michigan Communist party HDA82 Additional Physical Format: Online version: Weinstone, William. Great sit-down strike. New York, N.Y.: Workers Library Pub., (OCoLC)   Sit-down strike begins in Flint At 8 p.m.

on Decemin one of the first sit-down strikes in the United States, autoworkers occupy. Over 44 days in andmembers of the fledgling United Auto Workers union managed to bring an auto behemoth to its knees in a sit-down strike that became one of the most decisive victories.

Workers inside one of the plants mark day 21 on the strike calendar, Flint, Michigan. Photo: Courtesy of the Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University.

The Flint Sit-Down Strike is known as the most important strike in American history because it changed the United Automobile Workers (UAW) from a collection of isolated individuals into a major. GM Response To Sit-Down Strike Began March To Bankruptcy, Book Says. This virtuous and self-reinforcing cycle ended with the Great Depression.

Half of. A sit-down strike is a labour strike and a form of civil disobedience in which an organized group of workers, usually employed at factories or other centralized locations, take unauthorized or illegal possession of the workplace by "sitting down" at their stations.

The attraction of the tactic is that it prevents employers from replacing them with strikebreakers or removing equipment to. In the first documented book-length study of this violent confrontation, Sidney Fine portrays the dramatic events of the strike that catapulted the UAW into prominence and touched off a wave of sit-down strikes across the land.

Basing his account on an impressive variety of manuscript sources, the author analyzes the strategy and tactics of GM and the UAW, describes the life of the Reviews: 1. BBC documentary. "The United Auto Workers' struggle for recognition is the focus of this program recalling the sit-down strikes against General Motors that were settled by the union in.

The great Flint sit-down strike against G.M., How industrial unionism was won [Linder, Walter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The great Flint sit-down strike against G.M., How industrial unionism was wonAuthor: Walter Linder. FLINT, MI -- Today marks the beginning of the 83rd anniversary of the Flint Sit-Down Strike that forever tied the city to the union movement in the United States and around the world.

Other articles where Sit-down strike is discussed: sit-in: similar to the sit-in, the sit-down, has been used by unions to occupy plants of companies that were being struck.

The sit-down was first used on a large scale in the United States during the United Automobile Workers’ strike against the General Motors Corporation in See also civil disobedience. Sit-down: the General Motors strike of ; The great Flint sit-down strike against G.M.

/ Walter Linder; The labor wars: from the Molly Maguires to the sitdowns; Sit-down strike [Hospital Employees' Federation] [picture] / Pryor; The great Flint sit-down strike against G.M., how industrial unionism was won / Walter Linder. In the first documented book-length study of this violent confrontation, Sidney Fine portrays the dramatic events of the strike that catapulted the UAW into prominence and touched off a wave of sit-down strikes across the s: 3.

Download The Flint Sitdown Strike ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. The Great Flint Sit Down Strike Against G M Author: Walter Linder ISBN: OCLC Genre: General Motors Corporation Sit-Down Strike, File Size: MB. A law, also known as the Wagner Act, that guarantees workers the right of collective bargaining, sets down rules to protect unions and organizers and created the National Labor Relations Board to regulate labor-management relations.

The great Flint sit-down strike against G.M., how industrial unionism was won / Walter Linder Radical Education Project Ann Arbor [Mich.] Australian/Harvard Citation. Linder, Walter.The great Flint sit-down strike against G.M., how industrial unionism was won / Walter Linder Radical Education Project Ann Arbor.

The great Flint sit-down strike against General Motors, Item Preview. Text version of first U.A.W. G.M. contract agreement and Flint Mi. Sit-Down History journal diary audio Great Depression links Studs Terkel "Conversations with America".

Get this from a library. The great Flint sit-down strike against G.M., [Walter Linder]. Results of the Flint Sit-Down Strike. Sit-down strikes spread from the auto industry to other industries, such as laundries and cigar factories. Governor Murphy repeatedly urged negotiation and refused to use force to settle disputes.

The Sit-Down Strike was ultimately successful and peacefully resolved because both sides compromised.Buy The great Flint sit-down strike against G.M., How industrial unionism was won by Linder, Walter (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Walter Linder. The book “A Laborer Looks at Life: Then and Now” was a collection of Floyd’s labor poems that had appeared over the years in the Searchlight, the union newspaper of the Plant 4 workers whose achievement in occupying the Chevy Engine Plant helped to win the victory of the Flint Sit Down Strike.