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1929-1946: Rise of Industrial Unionism The CIO Unions and Others

The Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), a dynamic new labor federation, held its founding convention at the Islam Grotto in Pittsburgh, Nov. 14-18, 1938.

 Unions Strikes and Elections Other

United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE), District 1 & 6 Steel and Metal Workers Industrial Union and the Ambridge Strike of 1933 Margaret Darin, Union Organizer
Labor Schools
Industrial Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers of America, Local 61           Beaver Valley Labor and the Universities
1946 Westinghouse Strikes        Harold Ruttenberg, Labor Leader
Heinz Workers Union, Canning and Pickle Workers Union Local 325 William Penn Hotel Strike 1934 Women in Industry
Organizers Limits of Free Speech in the Steel Towns  Western PA and the War