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APPRENTICE

 

 

A young person training for skilled trade through a comprehensive program of graduated experience on the job combined with individual or classroom instruction. (see also Learner)

 

SYNDICALISM

 

A French term for trade-unionism. In this country the term is connected with the revolutionary philosophy based on the idea that syndicates or unions should take over, own and operate the industries, as opposed to the trade union philosophy that unions are instruments to improve the condition of workers under capitalism. The best-known syndicalist movement in the U.S.A. was The Industrial Workers of the World, which was strongly tinged with political anarchism.

INDUSTRIAL UNION

 

A labor organization whose jurisdiction includes all or most occupations, skill and unskilled, within an entire industry.

STRIKE

 

          A temporary stoppage of work by a group of employees in order  to express a grievanceor to enforce a demand concerening changes in working conditions.Government statistics exclude all strikes lasting less than one day or involving fewer than six workers, and make no distinction bettwen strikes and lockouts.

(See also General Strike , Sit-down Strike)

SYMPATHY STRIKE

 

A strike by persons not directly involved in a labor dispute in order to show solidarity with the original strikers and increase pressure on the employer.

INDUSTRIAL DEMOCRACY

 

A phrase once used to describe unions as a humanizing force att the workplace. In the 1970s it is coming to mean worker participation in management decision-making.

 

INCENTIVE WAGES

 

A method of wage payment by which earning fluctuate more or less in accordance with actual output, thus providing an immediate financial stimulus to increased effort and output. (See also piiece work, Time& Motion study)

SWEETHEART UNION

 

A union, often unilaterally organized, and controlled by an employer, the government or a real trade union (in the case of an employer or the government), or broadening the base of support (in the case of a political party).

FALL RIVER SYSTEM

 The facory system which employed men, women, and children and made no special provisions for their housing.

FEATHERBEDDING

 

Utilizing more workers than are needed to adequately perform a certain job.

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