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McMaster University
Labour Studies
David Goutor

Don Wells 11/26/2013 11:46:00 AM Article Analysis Main Argument  The union was the UAW o Had a rank & file approach, a direct action approach  Compared to collective agreement, they had to file things  Through collective agreement approach they don’t have much control  Sabotage work environment  Militant action was more effective for workers than the collective agreement approach  Contract approach no longer works effectively post-war era  Men starting fighting for equal pay for equal work o So they don’t have to fire men for women Wagner Act  Legalizing the collective bargaining which in turn required a middle- man (arbitrator)  In public sector, the gov’t is the employer  Wagner act limited the workers o Could not strike during the contract The direct action was replaced with strikes 1945 Strike (Windsor)  central to making of Wagner act  once Wagner act was put into place, there was division between UAW & workers No Strike Pledge  Resulted in sabotage of workplace because they could no longer strike, so instead of striking they would revolt against in damaging the workplace Rand Formula  Had to pay union dues o If the employer recognized the union  All dues was done through employer  More in support of management o Manage
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