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Author Minchin, Timothy J., author
Title Labor under fire : a history of the AFL-CIO since 1979 / Timothy J. Minchin
Imprint Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2017]
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HD8055.A5 M56 2017    AVAILABLE    30610020549820
Descript xiii, 414 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-406) and index
The roots of decline : the AFL-CIO in the Meany years -- A new president, and a new decade -- Kirkland fights back : the 1981 Solidarity Day mass march -- From solidarity to defeat -- Defending what we have : survival and decline in Reagan's second term -- Partial détente : George H.W. Bush and the AFL-CIO -- He's on our side? : Hope and betrayal in the Clinton years -- Saying no to the status-quo : the 1995 leadership challenge -- Big visions and big hopes : the early Sweeney years -- Our job has never been harder : the Sweeney presidency in the Bush era, 2001-2009 -- Holding on in the Trumka years
Subject AFL-CIO -- History -- 20th century
AFL-CIO -- History -- 21st century
Labor unions -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Labor unions -- United States -- History -- 21st century
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