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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.


Chapter IV

The One Big Union of Canada

A system of industries. Launching of the One Big
Union. Structure. Criticism by the W. I. I. U.
Strikes. Decentralization. Checks upon officials.
Attitude toward politics. Proposed labor college.

Chapter V

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
referenda; local organization of the Amalgamated

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.

Chapter VI
Miscellaneous Group of Industrial Unions

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

aims. Education.

3. The United Mine Workers.

Structure. Centralization. No official statement of class-consciousness or revolution

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ary aim.

4. The United Brewery Workers.

Membership. Structure. Centralization. Arbitration. Strikes. Use of referendum. Support of Socialist party.

Chapter VII
The Trend of the Movement

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
type likely to prevail. Optimism.

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