Lynn Williams remains one of the most influential North American union leaders of the twentieth century. His two terms as president of the United Steelworkers of America, from 1983 until 1994, capped off a career in labour relations spanning nearly five decades. Among his many notable achievements were the new bargaining techniques he developed to face challenges from anti-union politicians such a...
Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division; First Edition edition (July 9, 2011)
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Lynn Williams and I were both members of the United Steelworkers of America for a long time. But his memories of our union seem so different from mine, it almost feels as if we were in two different organizations.I worked at Inland Steel Company's I...
agan and Margaret Thatcher. Williams also played a major role in the structural readjustment of the North American steel industry during its most turbulent period, the 1980s and 1990s.In his memoirs, Williams vividly recounts his life in labour, with all its triumphs, challenges, hopes, and dreams. While telling his own story, Williams also traces the rise and transformation of the labour movement from the Second World War to today. Providing an insider's perspective on union developments and issues, One Day Longer is a profound reflection of Williams's impressive career.