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and W. I. I. U. Ownership of industries. Significance of a government without coercion. What they rely on to make the plan work: industrial patriotism;
perfectibility of human nature.
3. Tactics against the Employer.
Strike methods. Attitude toward violence. Sabotage.
The One Big Union of Canada
A system of industries. Launching of the One Big
Industrial Unionism in the Textile and clothing
An illustration of how Industrial unionism is applied in practice. Intimate relation of the three unions under discussion. General nature of their philosophy. A comparison of the structure and allocation of power of the three unions; the Conven
tion; the General Executive Board; provision for
Clothing Workers, of the Ladies' Garment Workers.
Strikes. Contracts with employers a characteristic feature. The Hart, Schaffner and Marx labor agree
ment. Contract of the Ladies' Garment workers with
the Dress and Waist Manufacturers' Association of
New York City. Their contract with the Cleveland Garment Manufacturers' Association. Education of the membership in the three unions. Contrast between the "outlaw" unions, the Amalgamated clothing Workers and Anulgamated Textile Workers, and their respective rival unions in the A. F. of L.
1. The Hotel Workers' Federation.
Organization of the culinary industry. Federation resembles I. W. W. in its decentralization. Shop structure. The Branch. General officers. Problems of decentralization. Procedure in regard to grievances. An example of syndicalism. Further checks upon officers. Other resemblances to the 1. W. W. Education. Methods of revolution.
2. The Auto Workers,
History. Structure. Centralization. Discipline. A non-political organization. Attitude
toward American Legion. Arbitration. Revolutionary
3. The United Mine Workers.
Structure. Centralization. No official statement of class-consciousness or revolution
4. The United Brewery Workers.
Membership. Structure. Centralization. Arbitration. Strikes. Use of referendum. Support of Socialist party.
Rapid spread of industrial unionism. Attitude of employers toward A. F. of L. becoming more friendly. Indications of approaching formation of new industrial unions.
Most militant and most successful unions are
industrial unions. The more constructive