Labor Organization in the South

Archive Report

Trade Union Invasion of Southern States

Benefits Sought in C. I. O.-A. F. L. Campaigns

Successes of established labor unions since the war in gaining increased wage rates through use of their economic power have advertised the advantages of trade unionism to unorganized workers everywhere. The C. I. O. and A. F. L. will attempt to capitalize on the present favorable situation in the organizing campaigns both are now preparing for the southern states. The campaigns will be carried out under the guarantees of the right to organize contained in the National Labor Relations Act of 1935, and they promise to add greatly to the strength with which organized labor emerged from the war.

The under-developed resources of the South are believed by Secretary of Commerce Wallace ...

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