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AFL vs. CIO split in 1935

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Published on Aug 7, 2007

Organized labor began to grow rapidly during the Great Depression. The growth and expansion into "mass production" industries brought in unskilled and semi-skilled workers who did not fit into the traditional craft union model of the American Federation of Labor. The result was a splitting off in 1935 of the CIO which practiced industrial unionism, the subject of this video. The split was not healed for 20 years. More recently, the AFL-CIO has again seen a splitting off of major unions in the Change to Win coalition.

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