American Labor in the Era of World War II

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African-Americans: bigotry toward, 134-37; as business owners, 149; health status of, 71; hiring of, 2-3, 139, 148, 160, 203; in housing construction, 188; and housing segregation, 194, 195-96; housing shortages for, 186, 187, 191, 194; and ILWU, 132; low-cost housing for, 188-89; occupational mobility of, 93, 139; organization of, 201; postwar employment of, 160; promotion of, 138-39, 177; protests by, 196-97, 202; as shipyard workers, 151-52, 190; in temporary housing, 193; and union discrimination, 98-101, 137-38, 143 n.36
Afro-American Labor Protective Society, 143 n.36
American Arbitration Association, 45
American Civil Liberties Union, 113
American Federation of Labor (AFL), 5, 31; and health insurance, 11; membership in, 11-12; minority organizing by, 201; wartime status of, 90
American Iron and Steel Institute, 75
Americanism, 4
American Medical Association (AMA), 70-71
American Steel and Wire Company, 74
American Workers, American Unions, 1920-1985 ( Zieger), 7
Anderson, Karen, 175
Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), 202-3, 204-5, 206. See also Minorities Committee (MC) Arbitration: examination of, 9; impact of, 52; and industrial democracy, 59; integrity of, 47-48; and managerial authority, 49-50, 51, 53-58; and militancy, 51; NWLB view of, 44; as priority, 45, 48-52; structure of, 48-49, 51-52; as unenforceable, 44; and Wagner Act, 43 Arbitrator, jurisdiction of, 48-49
Arcade Malleable Iron Company decision, 55


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