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New York Typographical Union No. 6: Study of a Modern Trade Union and Its Predecessors

Prepared under the direction of John Williams, commissioner of labor, state of New York. By George A. Stevens, senior statistician
Format
Book; Online; EBook
Published
[Albany : State department of labor, 1912].
Language
English
Contents
  • Rise of the modern labor movement.
  • Unions of printers in the eighteenth century.
  • New York typographical society, 1809-1818.
  • Typographical association of New York, 1831-1840.
  • Inception of the chapel.
  • Uniform wage rates established.
  • Unfair lists.
  • Assisted immigration of printers denounced.
  • Financial support to other trades.
  • Other important transactions.
  • Pioneer national typographical convention.
  • First general trades union organized.
  • A celebrated printer-orator, Ely Moore.
  • Decadence of a militant trade union.
  • Franklin typographical association.
  • New York printers' union.
  • Movements for a higher wages.
  • Movements for shortening hours of labor.
  • Celebrated individual strikes.
  • Numercial strength and upbuilding efforts.
  • Women printers.
  • Chapel system established.
  • Representative form of government in union affairs.
  • House of call created.
  • Apprenticeship question.
  • Funds of the union.
  • Beneficial features.
  • The union label.
  • Prison labor.
  • Public holidays for working people.
  • Tariffs and copyrights.
  • Priority law.
  • Mileage system for traveling printers.
  • Other printing trades organizations.
  • General organization of printers.
  • State typographical union.
  • Affiliation with the general labor movement.
  • Public printing.
  • Printing exposition.
  • Matters of general import.
  • Union printers who attained distinction.
Description
xix, 717 p. : front., plates, ports., facsims. ; 23 cm.
Mode of access: Internet.
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