The Employee

The Employee examines how American businesses dominated and influenced labor law as they pushed for an ever-narrower definition of "employee" and maneuvered to exclude workers from the right to organize.

The Employee
A Political History

Jean-Christian Vinel

2013 | 304 pages | Cloth $47.50
American History | Business | Law
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Table of Contents

Introduction. "A Man Can't Serve Two Masters"

PART I. THE STRUGGLE FOR HARMONY
Chapter 1. The "Employé"
Chapter 2. Struggling Against Class
Chapter 3. The Sociology of Harmony

PART II. THE BATTLE FOR LOYALTY
Chapter 4. Is a Foreman a Worker?
Chapter 5. The Other Side of Industrial Pluralism
Chapter 6. Loyalty Ascendant
Chapter 7. The Wages of Textualism

Epilogue. Looking for Respect
Notes
Index
Acknowledgments