ERIC Number: EJ534969
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Labor Comes into Its Own.
Wehrle, Edmund F.
Social Education, v60 n5 p260-63 Sep 1996
Presents a concise and interesting overview of the rise and extension of labor activity during the New Deal. Labor took advantage of Roosevelt's pro-union policies to consolidate their power and forever transform the lives of working men and women. Discusses improvements in working conditions, wages, and benefits. (MJP)
Descriptors: Business Cycles, Capitalism, Collective Bargaining, Economic Factors, Economic Impact, Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Junior High Schools, Labor, Labor Demands, Labor Legislation, Labor Standards, Middle Schools, Modern History, Presidents of the United States, Public Policy, Secondary Education, Social Action, Social Change, Social Studies, Strikes, Unemployment, Unions, United States History
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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