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Unions, Craft

  • By: Ileen A. DeVault
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

The organizations known as craft unions were among the earliest collective organizations of workers in the United States. From the middle of the 1800s until today, these unions have wielded power at the very center of economic production. Institutionalized in the ...

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