Outlawed the closed shop, among other provisions, such as secondary boycotts; 1947; also called Management Relations Act; Major setback for unions.
A shop where the workers must join the union after a period of probation, usually ranging from 30 to 90 days.
Includes things like length of lunch and breaks, safety requirements to protect workers, and other environmental concerns.
An agreement reached during contract negotiations where both parties have reached a compromise they can accept.
The process used during the contract negotiations, when the union and owners agree to bring in a neutral third-party expert on labor relations, and he will try to negotiate a compromise between the two sides.
When another union is affiliated with the striking union, joins the boycott and won't purchase goods and services or refuses to use the business that the original union is striking or boycotting.
He led the sit-down strike in Flint that won the UAW recognition from General Motors in 1937.
The workers refuse to report to work and usually picket outside the company, carrying signs explaining their reasons why they are on strike.
When a local Chapter of a union strikes without approval of the national or central union leadership.
When the company closes the doors and tells the workers not to report to work until they are ready to settle the contract in terms the owner will accept.
United Auto Workers
Famous Michigan union that has joined forces under the umbrella organization CIO.
Yellow Dog Contracts
Contract the employees signed with the employer promising not to join a union or they would be fired.
People who are willing to work for a firm for less pay than the union was demanding for wages at the time; called "Scabs".
Large companies would hire companied to provide security officers in an effort to stop unions and union organizers.
Factories with poor light, no safety devices, and tremendous pressure on workers to produce at a certain level or output or be fired.
1932; made court injunctions and yellow dog contracts against labor unions illegal.