Trade Unions 1865-1992 Basic Mindmap

A basic mindmap outlining key themes for the Trade Union topic for the OCR Civil Rights 1865-1992 History A2 paper.

It is very basic points but I will be doing more detailed notes on each point!

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  • Trade Unions
    • Individual Workers' Rights
      • Lochner vs NY (1905)
      • Welfare Capitalism (Ford)
      • The National Mediation Board (NMB)
      • National War Labour Board during WW1 + 2
      • (Wagner Act) The Fair Labor Standards Act (1938)
      • Equal Pay Act 1963
      • Civil Rights Act 1964 Economic Opportunity Act 964
      • Age Discrimination in Employment Act 1968
      • Occupational Health and Safety Act (1970)
    • Employee vs Employer
      • Sherman Anti-Trust Act (1890)
      • Laissez Faire attitude of Gov't
      • Pullman Strike 1894 - Government called in troops to break strike
      • Pullman Company response to BSCP
      • National Labour Relation Board (NLRB) (Part of Wagner)
      • National Industry Recovery Act (1933)
      • Air Traffic Controllers' Strike (1981)
    • Right to Join a Union
      • Homestead, Haymarket, Pullman (strikes) caused people to fear joining a union.
      • Yellow Dog Contracts
      • Wagner Act (1935)
      • Taft-Hartley Act (1947)
      • Service Sectors - often barred from joining or "No-Strike"
      • Kennedy allowed Federal Employees to form unions - couldn't strike.
      • Membership of Unions had declined significantly by 1992.
    • Groups
      • Knights of Labor (1869)
      • American Federation of Labor (1886)
      • The Wobblies (1905)
      • The Molly Maguires (1873)
      • Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers (1876)
      • The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (1925)
      • Professional Air Traffic Controllers' Organisation (1968)
      • The Women's Trade Union League (1903)
      • Coalition of Labour Union Women (1974)
    • Context
      • WW1/WW2
      • Fear of Communism
      • Suspicion of Anarchy
      • Laissez Faire
      • Great Depression
      • White-Collar Workers
      • Asian Immigrants
      • Old & New Immigrants
      • Welfare Capitalism

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