Saturday, November 23 / 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 171
Labor and the Law

Chair: Rosemary Feurer, Northern Illinois University

1. The Boundaries of Taft-Hartley: Hospital Nurses’ Work Control in the 1970s and the Politics of Workplace DistinctionPablo Gaston, University of Michigan.

2. Idleness, Skill Decay, and Labor Market Outcomes: The Case of Prison Labor in the 1920-40s U.S.Riccardo Marchingiglio, Northwestern University.

3. Institutionalizing Institutionalism: John Commons and the Wisconsin Industrial Commission, 1910-1950Alexander Myers, University of Kansas.

4. The Right to Work, Power Resources, and Economic InequalityTom VanHeuvelen, University of Illinois at Chicago.

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