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:
The A. R. Marshall Arbitration records, 1942-1983, consist of professional files, arbitration case files, publications and contracts between unions and companies.
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.