Taft Labor History Award

US labour history published in 2000

I am pleased to announce the beginning of this year's competition for the Philip Taft Labor History Award. The competition is open to any book (or books) published in 2000 relating to the history of United States labor. The award carries a $1000 prize. I invite your nomination of any and every eligible book for consideration.

Nominations must be submitted no later than May 1, 2001.

For complete information on submission of a book for nomination, please contact Brigid Beachler, Administrative Assistant, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, bk30@cornell.edu.

The winner of the 2000 Taft Award was Jefferson Cowie, Capital Moves: RCA's 70-Year Quest for Cheap Labor, published by Cornell University Press.

Ileen A. DeVault
Associate Professor
School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Cornell University
292 Ives Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-3901

Posted: 8 January 2001