Gompers, Samuel

(1850–1924)
   US trade unionist. Gompers emigrated to the United States from England in 1863. He was the founder and first president of the American Federation of Labor (1886). His policy of co-operation with employers in the interests of the economy, ‘gomperism’, was attacked by more militant unionists, but became the basis of American labour relations.

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  • GOMPERS, SAMUEL — (1850–1924), U.S. trade unionist. Gompers was born in London and after a few years of primary school was apprenticed in the cigar making trade. When Gompers family immigrated to America in 1863, settling on the Lower East Side of New York City,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Gompers, Samuel — born Jan. 27, 1850, London, Eng. died Dec. 13, 1924, San Antonio, Texas, U.S. British born U.S. labour leader, first president of the American Federation of Labor (AFL). He immigrated to New York City with his family in 1863, where he became a… …   Universalium

  • Gompers, Samuel — (27 ene. 1850, Londres, Inglaterra–13 dic. 1924, San Antonio, Texas, EE.UU.). Dirigente sindical estadounidense nacido en Gran Bretaña. Fue el primer presidente de la American Federation of Labor (Federación estadounidense del trabajo) (AFL). En… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Gompers,Samuel — Gom·pers (gŏmʹpərz), Samuel. 1850 1924. British born American labor leader who as president of the American Federation of Labor (1886 1924, except 1895) won higher wages, shorter hours, and greater freedom for union members. * * * …   Universalium

  • Gompers, Samuel — (1850 1924)    American trade unionist. He emigrated in 1863 to the US from England. He was the founder and president of the American Federation of Labour …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Samuel Gomper — Samuel Gompers Samuel Gompers Pour les articles homonymes, voir Gompertz. Samuel Gompers, né à Londres le 26  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gompers — Samuel Gompers Samuel Gompers (* 27. Januar 1850 in London; † 13. Dezember 1924 in San Antonio, Texas) war ein amerikanischer Gewerkschaftsführer. Leben und Wirken Im Alter von 13 Jahren wa …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • GOMPERS (S.) — GOMPERS SAMUEL (1850 1924) Né à Londres, de parents d’origine hollandaise qui émigrent en 1863 à New York, Samuel Gompers, après avoir suivi jusqu’à l’âge de dix ans des études dans une école libre israélite, devient ouvrier cigarier. C’est en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Samuel Gompers — (* 27. Januar 1850 in London; † 13. Dezember 1924 in San Antonio, Texas) war ein amerikanischer Gewerkschaftsführer. Leben und Wirken Im Alter von 13 Jahre …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Samuel Gompers — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Samuel Gompers Samuel Gompers (*Londres; 27 de enero de 1850 –† San Antonio, Texas; 13 de diciembre de 1924) fue un dirigente obrero estadounidense …   Wikipedia Español

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