2 edition of Handbook on labour unions in Nova Scotia found in the catalog.
Handbook on labour unions in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia. Dept. of Labour. Economics and Research Division.
1968 in Halifax .
Written in English
Compiled by the staff of the Economics and Research Division under the supervision of Paul Langlois.
|Series||Its Technical studies|
|LC Classifications||HD6523 .A5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 54 p.|
|Number of Pages||54|
|LC Control Number||75434304|
The Oshawa Strike Augustwhen workers struck against General Motors, was among the most significant in establishing the new industrial unionism in Canada. Founded as a military fortress, Louisbourg was a port for fishing and trade and an urban center for the French colonists. The Catholic unions established a central in Canadian and Catholic Confederation of Labour and gradually adopted many of the methods and principles of international unionism. Several major industrial unions, including the Canadian Auto Workers, reinforced this trend by separating from their American parent unions.
The biggest problem of the decade was unemployment. Armstrong, implemented policy initiatives to improve rural life and modernize agricultural industry, and they secured federal assistance through loans and grants for agriculture, roads, and immigration. Most workers remained poor, their lives dominated by a struggle for the economic security of food, clothing and shelter; by the s most workers were in no better financial position than their counterparts had been a generation earlier. New Brunswick was split from Nova Scotia as part of a reorganization of Loyalist settlements in the Maritimes.
If unions and their members received even one-tenth as much publicity for their achievements in helping keep our society together as they do for the occasional strike they conduct, their public image might reflect something closer to reality. After a struggle for control of the labour movement among the miners, the Provincial Workmen's Association was dissolved inand by the United Mine Workers had triumphed in the coal areas of the province. Unionization was also bolstered by job shortages during the war and a new legal framework. The act did not require local taxation but promised greater financial aid to school districts which did levy school taxes.
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Most adult Canadians today earn their living in the form of wages and salaries and thus share the conditions of dependent employment associated with the definition of "working class.
Michigan State U. McLachlanwho left the coal mines of Scotland to migrate to Canada Handbook on labour unions in Nova Scotia bookbecame a Communist to and promoted a strong union and a tradition of independent labour politics.
In French settlers arrived; together with some who came in they were the ancestors of the Acadian people. Wreck Cove, N. The development of federated unions is seen in the organization of the Amalgamated Trade Unions of Halifax inwhich was succeeded by the Halifax District Trades and Labour Council in Steady growth in government employment during this period meant that by the s one in 5 workers was a public employee.
They were the main social group behind the "yes" side in the tight Quebec referendum of It protects and favours the right of workers to collective bargaining.
In Nova Scotia the Provincial Workmen's Association emerged as the voice of the coal miners and later spoke for other Maritime workers. Historiography Each period in the recording of Canadian labour history paralleled specific concerns that grew out of the practical struggles of the time.
Post world war, rapid expansion in the US industrial capacity was accompanied with rapid growth in the Canadian economy as well. New England's Outpost. Fraser, Dawn. By Royal authorities were eager to fill up the vacant lands in the province with Britons; in and Governor Lawrence issued proclamations inviting New Englanders to come into Nova Scotia.
When we look at the census of Black Canadians, they are more likely to be unemployed, as well as not being paid the same amount of money Handbook on labour unions in Nova Scotia book the average Canadian would be paid. Founded as a military fortress, Louisbourg was a port for fishing Handbook on labour unions in Nova Scotia book trade and an urban center for the French colonists.
Despite growing membership, divisions appeared between unions, and this limited their effectiveness. Economic and Business history An examination of Nova Scotia's trade and tariffs between and suggests that the colony was already moving toward free trade before the Reciprocity Treaty of with the U.
This successful compromise ensured to Nova Scotia a degree of religious harmony far greater than in the other colonies, where the school issue exploded in the late 19th century. The irresistible drift to war made the Acadian position increasingly untenable, and in Lieutenant-Governor Charles Lawrence and his council resolved to expel them from the colony.A mass of information is available relating to individuals and to labour history in general, and this handbook is an invaluable guide to it.
Tracing Your Labour Movement Ancestors should be essential reading for anyone who wishes to learn about the origins and development of the labour movement and the role of individuals within in.
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