Taking Care of Business: Samuel Gompers, George Meany, Lane Kirkland, and the Tragedy of American Labor

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Taking Care of Business: Samuel Gompers, George Meany, Lane Kirkland, and the Tragedy of American Labor - Buhle, Paul

In this original, colorful history of "business unionism," Paul Buhle explains how trade union leaders in the United States became remote from the workers they claimed to represent as they allied with the very corporate executives and government officials who persistently opposed labor's interests. At the center of the tale are three of the most ...