International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers
Name changed to International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Technical, Salaried & Machine Workers, AFL-CIO in 1984
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
International Union of Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers, Local 191 of Rome, Georgia, originated the significant 1969 strike against GE that led to an eventual federal lawsuit. Its records, 1953-1997, include documentation covering the daily operations, communications, and organization of the union.
The S. J. Maroda scrapbook, dated 1 June 1954, is titled Labor in Transition. It contains a 21-page typescript, "Labor in Transition: General Electric Company vs. Unionism at Appliance Park, Ky.," and seven sections of mounted printed material, including newspaper clippings, handbills, and booklets, January-August 1953. The material documents competing efforts to organize workers at a new General Electic Company manufacturing plant.