Labor Studies | Fighting Back - Strikes in the 90's
L290 | 5273 | Ashby


L390 has a section number of 5277.  One credit hour, 5:45-8:25 PM, Tuesday, BH139.  Class will meet Nov. 9-Dec. 7.  The 1990s have seen an upsurge of major labor struggles.  We will analyze recent strikes at UPS, Caterpillar, Detroit newspapers, General M
otors, Firestone/Bridgestone, and A.E. Staley, discussing such questions as:  What changes in the U.S. and global economy led to these conflicts?  How are corporate management strategies evolving, and what is organized labor's response?  How is the Americ
an public responding to striking workers?