The CIO Meets

December 1946
New Republic;12/2/46, Vol. 115 Issue 22, p716
Provides information related to the convention of Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO). Discussion of the speech by the president of CIO, Philip Murray; Appointment of a committee of three members from the Right and three from the Left to draw up a statement of policy on which the entire ClO could agree; Representation of the Right, the majority group determined to purge CIO, by Walther Reuther of the Automobile Workers, Emil Rieve of the Textile Workers and Milton Murray of the Newspaper Guild; Reaffirmation of CIO support of the good-neighbor policy and called for the utter destruction of all vestiges of fascism in Germany and Japan; Resolutions under the program including Labor Extension Service, reduction of income-tax rates and Agriculture Extension Service.


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