|NOUN || a labour movement | labour movements |
NOUN article.ind sg | pl
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- Following the end of the Finnish Civil War, in which Germany supported the "White" against the Soviet-backed labour movement, in May 1918, there were moves to create a Kingdom of Finland.
- Vere Bird was prime minister from 1981 to 1994 and chief minister of Antigua from 1960 to 1981, except for the 1971–1976 period when the Progressive Labour Movement (PLM) defeated his party.
- The dominance of the economy by big business was accompanied by an often militant labour movement.
- Back in Norway, and to his later embarrassment, Quisling found himself drawn into the communist Norwegian labour movement.
- The strategic political implication of stamocap theory towards the end of the Joseph Stalin era and afterwards was that the labour movement should form a people's democratic alliance under the leadership of the communist party with the progressive middle classes and small business against the state and big business (called monopoly for short).
- The city has a history of labour achievements and sparked the Canadian labour movement with Canada's first trade union, the Labourers' Benevolent Association (now International Longshoremen's Association Local 273).
- When the labour movement took hold in Canada near the end of the 19th century, workers began organizing and forming trade unions with the aim of improving the working conditions and quality of life for employees.
- After two trade unionists, Ricky Tomlinson and Des Warren (known as the "Shrewsbury Two"), were imprisoned for intimidation and affray for their part in a strike, Jenkins refused to accede to demands from the labour movement that they should be released.
- Some notable examples are the Radical Civic Union, the Czech National Social Party in combination with the hammer, symbol of the labour movement, or the Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro.
- They are usually, but not exclusively, social-democratic or democratic-socialist and traditionally allied to trade unions and the labour movement.
- The first march for an eight-hour day by the labour movement occurred in Melbourne on 21 April 1856.
- The Fennoman movement aimed to include the common people in a non-political role; the labour movement, youth associations and the temperance movement were initially led "from above".
- In Australia, the National Union of Workers represents unionised workers; their activities form part of the Australian labour movement.
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