Urban workers and labor unions in Chile, 1902-1927

by Peter DeShazo

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 351 Downloads: 171
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Bibliography, p334-341. - Includes index.

StatementPeter DeShazo.
LC ClassificationsHD6617
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi,351p. :
Number of Pages351
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21239541M
ISBN 100299092208

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Workers at the world's largest copper mine in Chile are digging in for a long strike, emboldened by new labor laws that are likely to result in tough wage negotiations in the industry in in. that social actors, such as labor unions and their organizations, matter little or not at all—regardless of what political and economic elites may say or do. As this study will attempt to show, an examination of labor movement strategies in democratic Chile can be a . To fill that gap, this book uses amateur fútbol clubs in Chile to understand the history of civic associations, popular culture, and politics. In Citizens and Sportsmen, Brenda Elsey argues that fútbol clubs integrated working-class men into urban politics, connected them to parties, and served as venues of political critique. Social reformer dedicated to workers' rights and racial justice. Peter J. McGuire The "father" of Labor Day and May Day who championed the need for a national labor federation. George Meany The builder of the modern AFL-CIO. Philip Murray CIO president who helped transform the industrial union movement into a stable and powerful organization.

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Labors Appropriate to Their Sex: Gender, Labor, and Politics in Urban Chile, – (Latin America Otherwise)Cited by: Unions Opposing Labor Precarity in Chile Union Leaders’ Perceptions and Representations of Collective Action by Dasten Julián The systematic deregulation of labor relations was a cornerstone of the imposition of the neoliberal model in Chile.

This process had a significant impact on both the strategies and the structure of unionism. These countries experienced a moderate flexibility of labor regulation overall. Chile and Peru had the greatest degree of flexibility, giving significant power to employers in their dealings with individual workers and unions.

This was so even after the expansion of protections in Chile during the democratic governments of the s. The book looked at unions from two perspectives: first, what we called the monopoly face of union – unions acting as raisers of benefits for their members – and second, the voice face of unions, or how unions represented labour in the workplace and in the body politic, giving voice to people who otherwise wouldn’t have had much say.

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The meeting had been called as a peaceful response to clashes with police and strikebreakers at a strike at the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company, the manufacturers of the famous McCormick reapers. But in and again inlabor tensions in Okinawa boiled over, first after a military base workers’ union known as Zengunro called a general strike to protest Okinawa’s role in the war.

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During the Industrial Revolution, labor unions played a critical role in empowering workers. Not only were they effective in helping improve factory conditions and pay rates, they offered workers an important entry point into the political sphere, where they came to embody a powerful constituency with demands and views that required representation.

poration. Military dictatorships in Argentina, Chile, Brazil, and Uruguay jailed and killed union leaders, imposed legislation that curtailed collective bargaining and the right to strike, and reduced the power of labor unions in the workplace.

By the s a combination of hyperinflation, high national. The Taft-Hartley Act came at a particularly inopportune time. Labor unions were in the middle of "Operation Dixie," a campaign to organize the non-unionized textile industry in the -union business leaders in the region used the accusation that the leadership of some of the industrial unions were Communists, or Communist-leaning, to whip up opposition to Operation Dixie.

Labor unions experienced success in the early s in America as native-born and immigrant workers petitioned for higher pay and better working conditions. Individual workers didn’t have a. the Gonzdlez Casanova series in its treatment of workers and unions.

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The rest deal with either ideological trends on the Marxist left in some Latin American. Eduard Bernstein, in his book Evolutionary Socialism, claimed that a. the only hope for the workers was a violent revolution.

socialism could best be achieved through the democratic process. unions should bargain with employers and avoid politics. the poor were too ignorant to be allowed to vote. In the world workers' movement there is much confusion about China and its unions.

This paper compares China to a 'union risen to state power' - a special organization of the working class - and China's labor unions as a subcommittee of this union in state power.

the labor movement. Over the past year, the junta has announced a number of De-cree Laws which, together with the July Labor Code, are pro-minent features of the jun-ta's-and big business's-plans for a "new economic model" in Chile. National labor confederations and industry-wide unions have been outlawed or emasculated.

Union leaders have. Chile is as urban as any developed country and even in about 20% of the population lived in cities, around the same percentage as Canada at that time. Virtually all of Chile's labor unions came together in and formed the United Labor Centre (CUT).

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Indeed, in United States, fluctuations between labor successes and failures directly derive from their relationship with government and the ruling political faction. Chile draws a distinction between two types of unions, industrial and professional.

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Interesting Facts about Labor Unions during the Industrial Revolution. Inthe National Labor Relations Act was passed that guaranteed the right for private citizens to form a union.

Business owners would sometimes put spies in the unions and then fire any workers that tried to join. Pinochet’s labor code, still in operation, allows companies to replace striking workers.

This is a major point in the labor reform currently under debate in Congress. The cashiers’ union has won some benefits through collective negotiation, such as.

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Workers realized that change would require organization, and thus began early labor unions that sought to win rights for all workers through political advocacy and owner engagement. Groups like the National Labor Union and Knights of Labor both opened their membership to any and all wage earners, male or female, black or white, regardless of skill.

In the decades that followed, labor unions continued to provide an important role. For example, throughout the 20th century, labor unions played fought for improved conditions for workers facing the realities of the Great Depression, outsourcing and economicLabor unions remain an important part of many modern democratic societies.

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