Congress of Industrial Organizations


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a federation of North American industrial unions that merged with the American Federation of Labor in 1955

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They are equally encouraged by the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), formed in 1935 in order to organize workers on an industry-wide basis.
But that total is roughly the same as when the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations joined in 1955.
The unstinting support that priests like Rice and Hensler gave to industrial unionism was critical to the success of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO).
When he launched the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CLO) in 1935, he brought Hapgood back into the fold as an organizer.
Led by Lewis, the industrial unions split from the AFL in 1934 and formed the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), a split that continued until 1955, when the rival groups merged.
The first organized Political Action Committee was formed in 1944 by the Congress of Industrial Organizations, the CIO, in order to support the re-election of President Franitlin D.
The organizers and participants consisted of labor -- including people from the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO, which was new) and some American Federation of Labor (AEL) people -- as well as New Deal functionaries in the South, academics, professional people, and working people.
Labor organizations, such as the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), strongly support the proposed ergonomics standards.
for talks starting Friday between the Rengo and the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO).
In broad strokes, though, the revival of packinghouse unionism resembled that of the nascent Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) generally.
As one of eight union presidents to break ranks with their AFL leadership for its reluctance to organize the mass industries, Hillman aided in the creation of a "committee for industrial organization," which became the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO).
In the 1930s, unions dedicated to organizing factory workers in America's great auto, steel, and electrical industries united in their own labor organization, the Congress of Industrial Organizations (the CIO).
In 1938 its leaders were expelled from the older organization and reorganized their group as the Congress of Industrial Organizations.
The longest-lived efforts she cites came from the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations.
It is the policy of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations that every practical means shall be used to ensure equal opportunity in employment of all qualified workers with mental and physical disabilities.
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