By Robert J. Alexander

ISBN-10: 0275977455

ISBN-13: 9780275977450

In this quantity, Alexander sketches the historical past of equipped hard work within the international locations of Uruguay and Paraguay. He covers such themes because the position of equipped hard work within the economics and politics of those international locations and their kin with the overseas exertions stream. it truly is according to vast own contacts of the writer with the exertions routine over virtually part a century. it could possibly appear strange initially to have either one of those nations in a single quantity simply because there doesn't exist at any place else in Latin the USA such historic political disparity among neighboring nations as that among Uruguay and Paraguay. in spite of the fact that even with the political contrasts, there are particular similarities within the background of the exertions pursuits of those republics.

In either Uruguay and Paraguay, the earliest corporations to be based through the employees have been mutual profit societies, instead of alternate unions. yet in either nations, exchange unions which sought to guard their participants opposed to employers began appearing. through the early years of the twentieth century, those unions started to call for that employers negotiate with them, and there have been more and more moves, trying to make those calls for powerful. there have been quickly efforts to compile a number of the exchange unions into broader neighborhood, nationwide, and foreign exertions organizations.

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Pintos, op. , page 103. 50. Journal of Commerce, New York, July 15, 1905, quoting the Glasgow Herald. 51. El Socialista, published by Emilio Frugoni, Montevideo, January 15, 1906. 52. Interview with Oscar Benitez, secretary general of Unión Obrera Tranviaria, a Communist leader, in Montevideo, October 10, 1946. 53. La Acción Obrera, op. , June 5, 1908. 54. , April 5, 1908. 55. , June 5, 1908. 56. Acuña, op. , page 11. 57. El Obrero en Carruajes, op. , May 20, 1911. ws/blogs/ChrisRedfield The First Half Century of Uruguayan Organized Labor 37 58.

Justicia, November 6, 1919. 91. , September 3, 1919. 92. , September 17, 1919. 93. , September 13, 1919. ws/blogs/ChrisRedfield 38 A History of Organized Labor in Uruguay and Paraguay 94. , September 30, 1919. 95. Pintos, Historia del Uruguay, op. , page 125. 96. Acuña, op. , page 11. 97. Justicia, op. , October 17, 1919 and October 28, 1919. 98. , September 20, 1919. 99. Ministerio de Industrias, Oficina Nacional del Trabajo, Estadísticas del Trabajo y de las Subsistencias, Montevideo, 1920. 100.

Pintos, Historia del Uruguay, op. , page 150. 128. American Labor Year Book 1930, Rand School Press, New York, 1930, page 264. 129. El Movimiento Revolucionario Latino Americano, report of First Congress of Latin American Communist Parties, Buenos Aires, 1929, page 137. 130. International Press Correspondence, December 22, 1927. 131. , November 16, 1928. ws/blogs/ChrisRedfield The First Half Century of Uruguayan Organized Labor 39 132. Stephen Naft, “Labor Organizations in South America,” unpublished manuscript.

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