Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters: C. L. Dellums and the by Robert L Allen

By Robert L Allen

The Brotherhood of slumbering motor vehicle Porters created a sea of swap in labour and race relatives within the US. For the 1st time in US historical past, a black labour union performed a relevant position in shaping hard work and civil rights coverage. in line with interviews and archival study, this new ebook tells the tale of the union and its charismatic chief C.L. Dellums, ranging from the BSCP's origins because the first nationwide union of black staff in 1925. In 1937, the BSCP made historical past whilst it forced one of many biggest US organisations - the Pullman corporation - to acknowledge and negotiate a freelance with a black employees' union. C. L. Dellums was once a number one civil rights activist in addition to a hard work chief. In 1948, he used to be selected to be the 1st West Coast nearby Director of the NAACP. This ebook is an inspiring testomony to either him and the unions transformative influence on US society.

Show description

Read Online or Download Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters: C. L. Dellums and the Fight for Fair Treatment and Civil Rights (New Critical Viewpoints on Society) PDF

Similar labour & industrial relations books

Organized Agriculture and the Labor Movement before the UFW

Puerto Rico, Hawai'i, and California percentage the studies of conquest and annexation to the USA within the 19th century and mass organizational struggles through rural employees within the 20th. equipped Agriculture and the exertions move earlier than the UFW deals a comparative exam of these struggles, which have been the era's longest and such a lot protracted campaigns through agricultural staff, supported through equipped hard work, to set up a collective presence and become aware of the end result of democracy.

Labour Relations in Central Europe: The Impact of Multinationals' Money (Contemporary Employment Relations)

Considering that 1990, international direct funding (FDI) has quickened monetary modernization in primary Europe. state-of-the-art administration strategies and leading edge know-how were brought in lots of situations. Labour family is a necessary think about the association of labour and creation. at first of the method commercial kin have been characterised by way of the stipulations current less than the former deliberate economies or - as with "greenfield" investments - needed to be fullyyt reconfigured.

Brazilians Working With Americans/Brasileiros que trabalham com americanos: Cultural Case Studies/Estudos de casos culturais

Doing company the world over calls for realizing not just different languages, yet much more so the enterprise practices and cultures of alternative international locations. relating to Brazilians operating with american citizens, a basic distinction for all events to appreciate is that Brazilian company tradition relies on constructing own relationships among enterprise companions, whereas American businesspeople frequently wish to get right down to tough "facts and figures" quick, with fewer own preliminaries.

Enough Blame to Go Around: The Labor Pains of New York City's Public Employee Unions

Veteran hard work journalist Richard Steier explores the tensions among long island City's public worker unions, their critics, and town and kingdom politicians. considering 1980 Richard Steier has had a special vantage element to monitor the profits, losses, and struggles of municipal exertions unions in big apple urban.

Extra resources for Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters: C. L. Dellums and the Fight for Fair Treatment and Civil Rights (New Critical Viewpoints on Society)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.83 of 5 – based on 40 votes