Labour rights statistics (1865-1947)

The first national Labor federation in the USA. Founded in 1866 and dissolved in 1873. Led by William Sylvis
National Labor Union
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Restrictions put on workers which put a conditions on them not joining a trade union in return for job security
Yellow Dog contracts
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Labor union founded in 1886 by craft workers with Samuel Gompers as its president
American Federation of Labor
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1890 Act which allowed injunctions to be issued against any combinations which prevented trade
Sherman Anti-Trust Act
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The strike which occurred when wages were decreased but rents remained the same
Pullman Strike
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Leader of the BSCP who was named the "most dangerous
Phillip Randolph
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The president who ordered the use of armed forces against strikers in 1894
Grover Cleveland
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Philosophy of employers after 1900 which saw them provide a more supportive environment for workers who did not strike
Welfare Capitalism
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1905 Supreme Court Case which ruled it unconstitutional to limit the amount of hours a man could work
Lochner vs New York
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1908 Supreme Court case which ruled constitutional the use of yellow dog contracts
Adair vs USA
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1917 Act which prohibited any action which inhibited production during the war
Espionage Act
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A New Deal reform passed by FDR that was instrumental in preventing employers from interfering with workers unions
The Wager Act
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An act passed by FDR guaranteeing workers the right to a minimum wage and time and a half overtime pay when they worked more than 40hrs a week
Fair Labor Standards Act
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Board set up during WWI to mediate in labor disputes
National War Labor Board
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1947 Act which limited activities and power of trade unions
Taft-Hartley Act
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Coal miners in Pennsylvania who bombed railway lines
Molly Maguires
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Card 2

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Yellow Dog contracts

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Restrictions put on workers which put a conditions on them not joining a trade union in return for job security

Card 3

Front

American Federation of Labor

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Card 4

Front

Sherman Anti-Trust Act

Back

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Card 5

Front

Pullman Strike

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