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Organized labor in the Soviet Union

Edwin Seymour Smith

Organized labor in the Soviet Union

by Edwin Seymour Smith

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Published by National Council of American-Soviet Friendship, Inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor and laboring classes -- Soviet Union.,
    • Labor unions -- Soviet Union.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Edwin S. Smith.
      Series[National Council of American-Soviet Friendship] Pocket library on the U.S.S.R.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8526 .S56 1944
      The Physical Object
      Pagination46 p., 1 l.
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6488661M
      LC Control Number45020639
      OCLC/WorldCa16216368

      When the Soviet Union denied the US, Britain, and France access to Berlin in , President Truman responded by organizing a gigantic airlift of supplies to Berlin. Soviet specialist George F. Kennan framed a coherent approach for America in the Cold War by advising a policy of. Under the Soviet Union, the policy of cultural assimilation had less to do with becoming Russian and more to do with being part of the Soviet Union, what could be thought of as Sovietization. The Soviet government organized the country as a federation, where territories within the country had varying degrees of autonomy (see Figure ).

      - Sought to reverse some of the gains made by organized labor in the past decade - Authorized the president to suspend strikes by ordering an eighty-day "cooling off period" - Banned sympathy strikes and secondary boycotts - Outlawed the closed shop which required a worker to be a union member when taking up a job. The trade union system in the late Soviet Union consisted of thirty unions organized by occupational branch. Including about , locals and million members in , unions encompassed almost all Soviet employees with the exception of some 4 to 5 million kolkhozniks.

        O rganized labor's decline in the US over the past half century is well-known; what drove that decline, less so. The New Deal's enemies – big business, Republicans, conservatives – had.   “Shakedown Socialism” author Oleg Atbashian, a propagandist for the Soviet Union before he migrated the United States in , writes that in the Soviet Union, “organized labor was part of.


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