Steelworkers Debate Black Representation

Deutermann Jr., William V.
November 1968
Monthly Labor Review;Nov68, Vol. 91 Issue 11, p16
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Reports on the fourteenth International Convention of the United Steelworkers of America in Chicago, Illinois. Achievements of the union under the stewardship of President I.W. Abel; Steelworkers' promotion of race relations within the union and in the community; Steelworkers Ad Hoc Committee's demand for black-held union offices; Committee's support of constitutional amendments that would add the office of Second Vice President to the Executive Board and allow Abel to appoint a black to fill that position.


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