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Labor Relations: History

E-Books on the History of Labor Unions

AFL-CIO Join forces, Labor Merger 1955/12/5

Origins of the Labor Movement

Opposing Viewpoints database

Opposing Viewpoints presents articles, reference books, videos, audio on a variety of social issues including labor unions, offshoring, collective bargaining, and more.

Union History on the Web

One way to locate the history of unions is to go to their web sites; most include some background history. Here are some examples:

Labor History Online