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Canadian Labour Relations
A history of Canadian labour relations.
# 135080 | 750 words | 0 sources | 2007 | US


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The paper discusses the Containment Era that was from 1872 to 1907 after the founding of the Knights of Labour in Philadelphia in 1869. The paper relates that over the next seven years, the Assemblies grew to 168 with over 12,500 members. The paper discusses how unions began to radicalize in the hinterland including the coal miners in Nova Scotia, and, in 1886, the American Federation of Labour (AFL) was formed. The paper then relates that in 1907, the Industrial Disputes Investigation Act was created, which was precipitated by the coal strike in Alberta, and it favoured employees.

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"The Containment Era was from 1872 to 1907 after the founding of the Knights of Labour in Philadelphia in 1869. Over the next seven years, the Assemblies grew to 168 with over 12,500 members. Unions began to radicalize in the hinterland including the coal miners in Nova Scotia. In 1886, the American Federation of Labour (AFL) was formed. In 1907, the Industrial Disputes Investigation Act was created, which was precipitated by the coal strike in Alberta, and favoured employees. From 1907 to 1948, labour radicalism was borne in the hinterland."

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