John L. Lewis
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John L. Lewis
In the steel industry the corporations generally have accepted collective bargaining and negotiated wage agreements with the Committee for Industrial Organization.
But the Committee for Industrial Organizations is here. It is now henceforth a definite instrumentality, destined greatly to influence the lives of our people and…
This is true only because the purposes and objectives of the Committee for Industrial Organization find economic, social, political and moral justification in the hearts…
Out of the agony and travail of economic America the Committee for Industrial Organization was born.
While the men of the steel industry were going through blood and gas in defense of their rights and their homes and their families, elsewhere…
The organized workers of America, free in their industrial life, conscious partners in production, secure in their homes and enjoying a decent standard of living,…
The organization and constant onward sweep of this movement exemplifies the resentment of the many toward the selfishness, greed and the neglect of the few.
The men in the steel industry who sacrificed their all were nor merely aiding their fellows at home but were adding strength to the cause…
The real breeders of discontent and alien doctrines of government and philosophies subversive of good citizenship are such as these who take the law into…
Workers have kept faith in American institutions. Most of the conflicts, which have occurred have been when labor’s right to live has been challenged and…
The steel workers have now buried their dead, while the widows weep and watch their orphaned children become objects of public charity. The murder of…
Unionization, as opposed to communism, presupposes the relation of employment; it is based upon the wage system and it recognizes fully and unreservedly the institution…
Let the workers organize. Let the toilers assemble. Let their crystallized voice proclaim their injustices and demand their privileges. Let all thoughtful citizens sustain them,…
If there is to be peace in our industrial life let the employer recognize his obligation to his employees – at least to the degree…
The workers of the nation were tired of waiting for corporate industry to right their economic wrongs, to alleviate their social agony and to grant…
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