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    • Political Loyalties, Immigrant Traditions, and Reform: The Wisconsin German-American Press and Progressivism, 1909-1912 

      Korman, Gerd (1957-03-01)
      Progressive leaders held that German-Americans supported them in their bid for national power. This author takes a look at the other side, at the terms of the German-Americans themselves, and finds – quite another story.
    • Americanization at the Factory Gate 

      Korman, Gerd (1965-04-01)
      [Excerpt] In the decade of World War I the militant wing of the Americanization movement tried to impose its solutions for national vigor and harmony upon welfare and safety programs designed to make industrial relations ...
    • The Mutual Aid Pact of the Airline Industry 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr. (1965-10-01)
      "ON OCTOBER 30, 1958, representatives of six of the nation's twelve domestic trunk-line carriers and one international carrier signed an agreement, effective retroactively to October 20,1958, establishing a program for the ...
    • The Strike Insurance Plan of the Railroad Industry 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr. (1967-02-01)
      "A far-reaching program designed to minimize revenue losses during strikes became operative in the nation's railroad industry on September 1, 1959. The plan is formally known as the Service Interruption Policy, or, more ...
    • Remedies for Discrimination in Apprenticeship Programs 

      Marshall, F. Ray; Briggs, Vernon M. Jr (1967-05-01)
      [Excerpt] Efforts by Negroes to gain admission to apprenticeship programs in the building, machinist, and printing crafts have received widespread attention. Street demonstrations, picketing, entrance blocking, "sleepins" ...
    • Manpower Programs and Regional Development 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr (1968-03-01)
      [Excerpt] In military engagements, one can seldom select the most conducive setting in which to seek a total victory. So it is with the federally assisted manpower training effort. Its overall destiny resides in its ability ...
    • Report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders: A Review Article 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr. (1968-06-01)
      "On March 1, 1968, the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders made public its findings concerning the nature, causes, and solutions to the violence which rocked many of the nation's cities during the "long, hot ...
    • The Effectiveness of Reinstatement as a Public Policy Remedy: The Kohler Case 

      Drotning, John E.; Lipsky, David B. (1969-01-01)
      This article is concerned with two aspects of the NLRB reinstatement remedy as applied in the famous Kohler case: (1) how effective the remedy was, particularly in terms of the number of employees who returned to Kohler ...
    • Silence in America Textbooks 

      Korman, Gerd (1970-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Although more than two decades separate us from the time when the Allied forces revealed the depth and dimensions of the Nazi horror, America’s textbook-writing historians still do not understand the demands the ...
    • Interplant Transfer and Terminated Workers: A Case Study 

      Lipsky, David B. (1970-01-01)
      Following its decision to close four plants and transfer their operations to a new location, the General Foods Corporation offered jobs in the new plant to all 1,800 affected employees and payment of their transfer expenses. ...
    • Absenteeism and the Overtime Decision 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G. (1970-06-01)
      [Excerpt] Upon reading the congressional hearing on the Overtime Pay Penalty Act of 1964, one cannot fail to be impressed by the emphasis that management places on absenteeism as a primary cause of overtime. The argument ...
    • Revolutionary Coalition Strength and Collective Failure as Determinants of Status Reallocation 

      Michener, H. Andrew; Lawler, Edward J. (1971-01-01)
      This experiment investigated the effects of collective performance and coalition strength on the redistribution of status prerogatives in triads. A status hierarchy was established within triads, such that one person held ...
    • National Manpower Policy 

      Briggs, Vernon M. Jr (1971-01-01)
      [Excerpt] In terms of governmental concern for the operation of the labor market, the 1960's has been called the era of the manpower revolution. During this decade the United States constructed the foundation for a national ...
    • How Union Leaders View Job Training Programs 

      Drotning, John E.; Lipsky, David B. (1971-04-01)
      How do local union leaders view manpower training programs for hard-core-disadvantaged blacks? How do they perceive their members' attitudes towards these training programs? Do unions block the implementation of job training, ...
    • Interplant Transfer and Terminated Workers: A Case Study (Reply) 

      Lipsky, David B. (1971-04-01)
      [Excerpt] The design of policies intended to aid workers who are threatened with displacement involves issues of a complex and difficult nature. The need for careful analysis of the issues is emphasized by Thomas Kochan's ...
    • The Outcome of Impasse Procedures in New York Schools Under the Taylor Law 

      Drotning, John E.; Lipsky, David B. (1971-07-01)
      The effectiveness of New York’s Taylor Law, and of the Public Employment Relations Board established under it, may be measured in a number of ways. One is to see whether it does, in fact, eliminate strikes of public ...
    • The Impact of the Overtime Premium on Employment and Hours in U.S. Industry 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G. (1971-08-01)
      [Excerpt] This paper presents empirical estimates of the intra-industry cross-section relationship between annual overtime hours per man and the ratio of these quasi-fixed costs to the overtime wage rate. Estimates are ...
    • Craft Entry for Minorities: The Case of Project JUSTICE 

      Lipsky, David B.; Rose, Joseph B. (1971-10-01)
      [Excerpt] Demonstrations in Chicago and Pittsburgh in 1969 focused national attention on the problem of the racial integration of the building trades. Many solutions to the problem have been suggested or tried, including ...
    • Of Republicans and Recessions: Why Does Big Business Vote for Them? 

      Corwin, R.D.; Gray, Lois Spier (1971-11-01)
      [Excerpt] The wild enthusiasm business gave Nixon's new economic policy stems not only from a longstanding business preference for Republicans but a short-run expectation of profit windfalls. In a moment of economic crisis ...
    • Reasons for Employer Non-Participation in Manpower Training Programs for the Disadvantaged 

      Fottler, Myron D.; Drotning, John E.; Lipsky, David B. (1971-11-01)
      On-the-job training has become one of the federal government's most current methods of aiding the disadvantaged worker. However, a major problem in implementation is the recruiting of employers who will take part in the ...