The CIO Challenge to the AFL: A History of the American Labor Movement, 1935-1941

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TABLES
1. CIO affiliates and claimed membership, October 193732
2. A comparison of net income changes from 1936 to 1937 between steel companies affected by a strike in 1937 and those not affected108
3. Employment, production, and wages in electrical manufacturing, 1935-1938254
4. Results of NLRB elections involving UE, 1937-1941261
5. Average hourly earnings, rubber industry, 1936-1941281
6. ILGWU expenditures, 1934-1944312
7. Average hourly earnings in the ladies' garment industry, 1935-1941322
8. Average annual employment of wage earners and average hourly earnings in textile manufacturing, 1937330
9. Indices of wage rates of maritime workers, 1935 to 1941, compared with straight-time hourly earnings of railroad workers and average hourly earnings of manufacturing employees455
10. Index of freight traffic, for-hire intercity trucking472
11. Average hourly earnings in manufacturing and construction, 1936-1941527
12. Membership in the International Typographical Union, 1935-1941532
13. Indices of hourly wage rates in manufacturing and union hourly wage rates in printing, 1929-1936537
14. Indices of hourly wage rates in selected industries, 1936-1941538
15. Indices of union hourly wage rates, selected printing trades, book and job printing, 1929-1939538
16. Indices of union hourly wage rates, selected printing trades, newspapers, 1929-1939539
17. Railroad unions and railroad membership in 1939568
18. Alternative estimates of CIO membership, 1936-1941585
19. Estimated membership in AFL, CIO, and independent unions, 1936-1941587
20. Estimated percentage of workers covered by trade unions in establishments dealing with some or all workers through trade unions, by industry, April 1935589
21. Proportion of wage earners under written union agreements in 1941590
22. Percentage of nonagricultural wage and salaried employees organized, selected years592
23. Percentage of production workers organized in manufacturing industry, selected years592
24. Trade union membership and extent of organization, by region, 1939593
25. Financial data for the American Federation of Labor, 1935 to 1941596
26. Assistance given by the CIO to national affiliates, including services of CIO organizers, November 1935 to September 30, 1941600
27. Work stoppages in the United States, 1929 to 1942602
28. Labor organizations involved in strikes, 1936 to 1941604
29. Causes of work stoppages, prewar and postwar605
30. National Labor Relations Board activities, 1936-1941610

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Table of contents

  • Wertheim Publications in Industrial Relations i
  • Wertheim Publications in Industrial Relation ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Foreword vii
  • Contents xiii
  • Tables xiv
  • Illustrations (following Page 620) xv
  • Author's Preface xvii
  • 1 - Background of the Struggle 3
  • 2 - The Organization of Steel 75
  • 3 - The Automobile Industry 123
  • 4 - Coal Mining 193
  • 5 - The Electrical and Radio Manufacturing Industries 239
  • 6 - The Rubber Industry 266
  • 7 - The Men's Clothing Industry 283
  • 8 - The Women's Clothing Industry 300
  • 9 - The Renascence of Textile Unionism 325
  • 10 - The Meat Industry 349
  • 11 - The Lumber Industry 379
  • 12 - The Petroleum Industry 409
  • 13 - The Maritime Industry 427
  • 14 - The Teamsters 459
  • 15 - The Machinists 495
  • 16 - The Building Trades 514
  • 17 - Printing and Publishing 530
  • 18 - Railroad Unionism 566
  • 19 - Some General Aspects of the Labor Movement 583
  • Notes 645
  • Index 715
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