2 edition of Samuel Gompers: leader of American labor. found in the catalog.
Samuel Gompers: leader of American labor.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Series||Praeger pathfinder biographies|
|LC Classifications||HD8073.G6 C46|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||159|
|LC Control Number||70086511|
Samuel Gompers: labor union leader and key figure in American labor history. Gompers founded the American Federation of Labor (AFL). He promoted harmony among the different craft unions, trying to minimize jurisdictional battles. He promoted through organization and collective bargaining, to secure shorter hours and higher wages, the first. Samuel Gompers led the American Federation of Labor , coordinating multiple unions.; Eugene V. Debs and Samuel Gompers were important leaders in; He soon became a close associate, and friend, to AFL president Samuel Gompers.; In , the Cigar Makers International Union-Samuel Gompers'old union-merged with ce Darrow and Samuel Gompers .
Samuel Gompers was a Jewish immigrant labor union leader and a key figure in American labor history. Gompers founded the American Federation of Labor, and served as the organization's president from to , and from until his death in Taking Care of Business: Samuel Gompers, George Meany, Lane Kirkland, and the Tragedy of American Labor. By Paul Buhle. New York: Monthly Review Press, ix + pp. Index and notes. $ ISBN Taking Care of Business is an unforgiving New Leftist critique of American unionism through the examination of three major labor leaders.
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Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Get this from a library. Samuel Gompers: leader of American labor. [Will Chasan] -- Examines the character and ideas as well as the activities of the pioneer labor leader. Describes the problems and personalities involved in the early labor movement, and reveals Gompers as a strong.
Samuel Gompers (Janu – Decem ) was a key American labor union leader who founded the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and served as its president for nearly four decades, from toand from until his death in An Address by Samuel Gompers, President of the American Federation of Labor, to a Labor Conference Held at New York City, December 9, (Classic Reprint) Samuel Gompers from: $ Samuel Gompers: leader of American labor.
(Book) Author: Chasan, Will. The Samuel Gompers Papers, Vol. 2: The Early Years of the American Federation of Labor, by Samuel Gompers avg rating — 0 ratings — published "Samuel Gompers came to America as a Jewish immigrant in search of a better life.
Various hardships, including the unfair working conditions of his first job, made him quite outspoken, and his experience as the leader of a local cigar union led to him founding what would become the American Federation of Labor and creating federal protections for U.S.
workers. The American labor leader Samuel Gompers was the most significant person in the history of the American labor movement (the effort of working people to improve their lives by forming organizations called unions). He founded and served as the first president of the American Federation of Labor.
The American Federation of Labor (AFL) was a national federation of labor unions in the United States founded in Columbus, Ohio, in December by an alliance of craft unions disaffected from the Knights of Labor, a national labor union.
Samuel Gompers of the Cigar Makers' International Union was elected president at its founding convention and reelected every year, except one, until his.
Samuel Gompers was an English-born American labour leader. By profession a cigar maker, he was the leader of Georgist labour union and founder of the ‘American Federation of Labour’ (AFL). He served as the president of AFL for a long time which comprised of different craft ality: British, American.
From the mids until the early s Samuel Gompers dominated organized labor in America. As the longtime president of the American Federation of Labor (AF of L), he played a major role in creating the first enduring national labor organization, an achievement even more remarkable given the considerable challenges facing such efforts during that era/5.
Samuel Gompers (), labor leader, was president of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) from the year of its founding in until Collection consists of scrapbooks, testimonials and memorials, photographs, certificates, printed matter, and ephemera. At the center of the tale are three of the most powerful labor leaders of the past century: Samuel Gompers, George Meany, and Lane Kirkland, successive presidents of the American Federation of Labor and its descendent, the AFL-CIO.
Many other labor leaders, from John L. Lewis to Walter Reuther, receive in-depth by: At the center of the tale are three of the most powerful labor leaders of the past century: Samuel Gompers, George Meany, and Lane Kirkland, successive presidents of the American Federation of Labor and its descendent, the AFL-CIO.
Many other labor leaders, from John L. Lewis to Walter Reuther, receive in-depth treatment. The Samuel Gompers Papers, Vol.
1 The Making of a Union Leader, Samuel Gompers () was president of the American Federation of Labor for almost four decades and an active leader in the labor movement for more than five.
This complex and enormously energetic man has belied easy characterizations of him from friend and foe alike. A biography of Samuel Gompers, leader of the American Federation of Labor. A Jewish immigrant, Gompers had learned cigar-making in his London home and continued to work at this trade as an adult in the : Astra Publishing House.
which labor leader was the first president of the american federation of labor. Samuel Gompers. Samuel Gompers- thought they should be approached and preferred to hire them and compare them because of their craft, Debs- wanted to make it all about the industry and didn't care what people he. Samuel L.
Gompers. BORN: Janu • London, England DIED: Decem • San Antonio, Texas American labor union president. Samuel Gompers was a vital player in the labor union movement in the United States during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He founded the American Federation of Labor (AFL), an organization of trade unions, and served as its president.
The Samuel Gompers papers User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This first of a projected volume series brings together a wealth of documentary material concerning one of the most controversial figures in American labor history.
Socialists, union leaders, and other advocates of worker rights complained that the owners of capital build their fortunes on the backs of working people.
On May 1,Samuel Gompers (–), the president of the American Federation of Labor, addressed a gathering of working people and union leaders at Louisville, Kentucky. Samuel Gompers. Labor Leader (Jan — Dec) SUBJECT OF BOOKS. Paul Buhle. Taking Care of Business: Samuel Gompers, George Meany, Lane Kirkland and the Tragedy of American Labor.
New York, NY: Monthly Review Press. pp. Samuel Gompers. Seventy Years of Life and Labor: An Autobiography. New York: E. P. Dutton.A statue honoring labor leader Samuel Gompers, the first and longest-serving president of the American Federation of Labor (AFL, now the AFL-CIO), was removed in March from its Market Street.Samuel Gompers (Janu – Decem ) was an English-born American cigar maker who became a Georgist labor union leader and a key figure in American labor s founded the American Federation of Labor (AFL), and served as the organization's president from to and from until his death in He promoted harmony among the different craft unions .