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Grants & Prizes

by on October 16, 2022

LAWCHA/Labor Research Grant

The Labor and Working-Class History Association and Labor: Studies in Working-Class History will jointly award a $2,000 research grant for a contingent faculty scholar, independent scholar, or community college faculty member engaged in work related to working people, their lives, workplaces, communities, organizations, cultures, activism, and societal context in any period and place.

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Grants & Prizes

by on October 16, 2022

The Alice Kessler-Harris Dissertation Prospectus Award

The Alice Kessler-Harris Dissertation Prospectus Award will be awarded to the best dissertation prospectus about working people, their lives, workplaces, communities, organizations, cultures, activism, and societal context in any period and place. All PhD candidates are eligible to apply.

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Grants & Prizes

by on October 16, 2022

LAWCHA Dissertation Proposal Workshop

The Labor and Working-Class History Association (LAWCHA) is pleased to announce its inaugural Dissertation Proposal Workshop. The workshop supports doctoral students working on dissertations about working people, their lives, workplaces, communities, organizations, cultures, activism, and societal context in any period and place.

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NEWS AND ALERTS

by on September 15, 2022

The deadline to apply to participate in the Labor and Working-Class History Association’s inaugural Dissertation Proposal Workshop is September 16th! Please help spread the word. The workshop supports doctoral students working on dissertations about working people, their lives, workplaces, communities, organizations, cultures, activism, and societal context in any period and place.

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Not Your Father’s Anti-Union Movement: Ten Key Facts About Starbucks’ Union Avoidance Law Firm, Littler Mendelson

by on March 7, 2022

Since winning two NLRB elections at Buffalo stores last December, the remarkable Starbucks Workers United  union campaign has now spread to well over 100 stores in over 26 states. In response, Starbucks management has bombarded baristas with anti-union text messages, forced them to attend “captive audience meetings,” threatened to close unionized stores and tried to drive out activists at unionized stores in Buffalo, New York, attempted to pack bargaining units with newly-hired employees and limited their contact with pro-union workers, and allegedly fired union several union activists at stores in Memphis and elsewhere.

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I Am Not a Writer

by on February 24, 2022

Bob Rossi’s poem “Deincarnation” was published in December 2021’s Labor: Studies in Working Class History. He’s graced us with another.

 

I Am Not A Writer

   Bob Rossi

 

Late one night, wearied by the misfortunes

And follies of men, I put aside my work

And wondered at continuing.

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