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Since 1944, when the Congress of Industrial Organizations set up the first political action committee (PAC) to help reelect President Franklin D.
Fred Frost, president of the South Florida American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, has demanded Timoney be held accountable for the actions of his officers.
He won a House seat in 1946 thanks to Republican money, Republican newspapers, his public speaking abilities, and his and Chotiner's smear of incumbent Jerry Voorhis as a puppet of the Congress of Industrial Organizations.
In 1938, he delivered the invocation at the founding convention of the Congress of Industrial Organizations, a forerunner of the AFL-CIO.
A militant, interracial industrial union was born with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), and meat packing was thoroughly unionized by the 1940s.
It's the deepest schism since the American Federation of Labor expelled the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1937 - a rift that was not healed until 1955 - but the result could be a re-energized labor movement.
These activities gained focus in the Congress of Industrial Organizations (i.
The UFCW is one of the four largest unions in the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), which recently held its executive council meeting in Las Vegas.
Some forty years later Dobbs was the national secretory of the Socialist Workers Party and wrote down an account of his experiences working in the coal yards and becoming involved in unionist movement organizing the drive to establish Teamsters Local 574 and the rise of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) as an effective nation-wide instrument to better working conditions for men and women like himself.
Lewis, president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations, to declare, with only slight poetic license, "President Roosevelt wants you to join the union.
Robert Blakely, CSC co-chair and director of Canadian affairs for the building and construction trades department of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), said the Ironworker Aboriginal Career Awareness Project is really needed because most skilled trades are filled by the post-Second World War generation who will soon retire.
Like the other Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) unions, PWOC was "industrial--organizing skilled and unskilled workers in a particular industry into one union rather than a number of craft unions.

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