Merican industry during the era from the late 19th century to the 1930s

How have workers and managers fought for control of the work routine, as well as the level of wages and hours, in American industry during the era from the late 19th century to the 1930s? To what extent have workers used techniques other than the strike? To what extent have both capitalists and workers been able to enlist the government as an ally or foe in their conflict?