United Steelworkers of America proceedings of international staff meetings, 1949-1960.

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United Steelworkers of America proceedings of international staff meetings, 1949-1960.

These volumes of staff meeting minutes record the speeches by officers. July 25, 1949 consists almost entirely of an organizing speech by President Philip Murray. The meeting of March 8-9, 1956 consists of an informational talk about a new, unemployment compensation benefit then being proposed. Officers also disparage attempts by staff to organize a union of staff workers within the union. The meeting minutes of June 20, 1957, consists of short remarks by 32 directors. In the meeting minutes of August 11, 1960, President David J. McDonald reviews the state of the union, the steel industry, and the upcoming presidential election.

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Murray, Philip, 1886-1952

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Philip Murray was one of the most important American labor leaders of the twentieth century. As president of the Steelworkers Organizing Committee (SWOC), the United Steelworkers of America (USWA), and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), he played a pivotal role in the creation of industrial unions as well as the utilization of federal government support in the growth of unions in the United States. Philip Murray (May 25, 1886-November 9, 1952) was born in Blantyre, Scotland, on May ...

United Steelworkers of America

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The United Steelworkers of America (USWA) was established 22 May 1942, by a convention of representatives from the Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel, and Tin Workers (AAISTW) and the Steel Workers Organizing Committee (SWOC) after an intensive organizing initiative by the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) in the 1930s. After mergers in 2005, it was renamed United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union (USW...

McDonald, David J. (David John), 1902-1979

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David J. McDonald (b. Nov. 22, 1902, Pittsburgh, Pa.-d. Aug. 8, 1979, Palm Springs, Calif.), American labor leader and president of the United Steelworkers of America from 1952 to 1965. From the description of McDonald, David John, 1902-1979 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 12022897 David John McDonald was active in the United Steelworkers of America. From the description of David J. McDonald papers, 1931-1970. (Pennsylvania State Univer...