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CIO challenge to the AFL

Walter Galenson

CIO challenge to the AFL

a history of the American labor movement 1935-1941.

by Walter Galenson

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge (Mass.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Congress of Industrial Organizations.,
  • American Federation of Labor.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWertheim publications in industrial relations
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13757750M

      On Septem , the AFL-CIO allocated $20, to the University of Chicago, where sociologist John McCollum was tasked with designing the framework for a hemisphere-wide network of training centers that would have an annual budget of $1 million to be provided by “foundations, government agencies, etc.” 35 As Lovestone put it early Cited by: 3. Lane Kirkland, the president of the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) from to , died of lung cancer August 14 at the age of AFL-CIO leader tries to quell pro-Sanders revolt. The labor federation’s rules don’t allow its state and local leaders to endorse presidential candidates, Richard Trumka says as the.


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Studies in labor-management history) [Galenson, Walter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The CIO challenge to the AFL;: A history of the American labor movement, (Wertheim publications in industrial : Walter Galenson. The CIO Challenge to the AFL is a three-part study.

It discusses the split in the American Federation of Labor and the formation of the Congress of Industrial Organizations; presents eighteen specific industry or union case studies, each an independent essay in economic history; and, finally, analyzes various general aspects of the labor movement.

The period immediately preceding World War II was probably the most critical in the history of the American labor movement. Prior tothe trade unions were weak, but by a fundamental change in power relationships enabled them to penetrate the strongholds of American industry--steel and automobiles.

The CIO Challenge to the AFL is a three-part study. The CIO Challenge to the AFL is a three-part study. It discusses the split in the American Federation of Labor and the formation of the Congress of Industrial Organizations; presents eighteen specific industry or union case studies, each an independent essay in economic history; and, finally, analyzes various general aspects of the labor : Walter Galenson.

The period immediately preceding World War II was probably the most critical in the history of the American labor movement. Prior tothe trade unions were weak, but by a CIO challenge to the AFL book change in power relationships enabled them to penetrate the strongholds of American industry--steel and CIO Challenge to the AFL is a three-part study.

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RELATED MATERIALS. While the Federation was founded and dominated by craft unions throughout the first fifty years of its existence, many of its craft union affiliates turned to organizing on an industrial union basis to meet the challenge from the CIO in the s.

Inthe AFL merged with its longtime rival, the Congress of Industrial Organizations, to form. A power struggle is under way within the ranks of the Florida AFL-CIO, with the presidency of the labor group being contested for the first time in more than 20 years.

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AFL-CIO stands for the American Federation of La. Yet Los Angeles journalist Harold Meyerson, author of the lead essay in Not Your Father's Union Movement, takes a particularly narrow view of the historical context of the first AFL-CIO leadership fight in more than a century, while other contributors to the Mort book and Transformation see a connection between mounting local unrest and the.

The AFL-CIO's Trumka acknowledges the challenge, and says it'll take smart, person-to-person contact — about what's at stake and what the. As the AFL-CIO approached its twenty-fifth biennial convention in Julyseven unions formed a new Change to Win (CTW) coalition to challenge the federation for lead position as the voice of the labor movement.

These unions, most of which have disaffiliated from the AFL-CIO, formed the CTW to demonstrate their unsparing discontent with John Sweeney’s Cited by: Downloadable (with restrictions).

As the AFL-CIO approached its twenty-fifth biennial convention in Julyseven unions formed a new Change to Win (CTW) coalition to challenge the federation for lead position as the voice of the labor movement. These unions, most of which have disaffiliated from the AFL-CIO, formed the CTW to demonstrate their unsparing discontent with.

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With unions shrinking and the new working class movement still a dream, and with a political-legal system hostile to new parties, the AFL-CIO faces a. Mr. Sweeney talked about the future of the labor movement, his reelection last week as president of the AFL-CIO, and the challenge to his leadership caused by the decision by six union groups to.

Practical tools for Wine O'Clock. This website uses cookies that are necessary to deliver an enjoyable experience and ensure its correct functionality and cannot be turned off. A seismic shift occurred inside the US trade union movement in October when the 'New Voice' campaign swept a new leadership into the AFL-CIO, the federation of American unions.

Led by John Sweeney, the campaign forced the first democratic election for top officers in the history of the organisation. The new team, including Sweeney as President, Rich Trumka as. Convention delegates also passed AFL-CIO Resolution #48, entitled, "Exploring New Directions for Labor in Electoral Politics."In the words of the resolution, it was based on the obvious complaint.

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