STRONG, Cyril W. Kealey, Gregory S., (ed.) Parsons, William A.
Title: My Life as a Newfoundland Union Organizer : The Memoirs of Cyril W. Strong,1912-1987
Publisher:  Committee on Canadian Labour History, St. John's, NL, 1987, ISBN:096920602X
Seller ID: 3180
STRONG, Cyril W. My Life as a Newfoundland Union Organizer : The Memoirs ofCyril W. Strong, 1912-1987. Edited by Gregory S. Kealey, with a foreword b y William A. Parsons. St. John's : Committee on Canadian Labour History, 1987. Pp (16),-166,(2, ads). Illustrated. 8vo, trade paperback. DNLB p.331. See Eric W. Sager's review in Labour/Le Travail 23, Spring 1989, (pp.296-297). Contents: Foreword by Bill Parsons / ix?Editor's Note by Gregory S. Kealey; -J Chapters: 1. My Early Years; 2. I Join the Labour Labour Movement: My First Involvement - The Newfoundland Federation of Labour - Gander General Workers Union; 3. The 1948 Annual Convention of the Newfoundland of Labour; 4. The American Federation of Labor; 5. AFL Direct Charters : BuchansWorkers Protective Union No. 24521 AFL and Buchans Miners Union No. 24888, AFL - St. Lawrence Miners, No. 24530, AFL- Cordage, Twine & Allied Workers Protective Union, No. 24559, AFL - General Machine Shop Workers, No. 24608 , AFL - Gander Association of Airline Employees Federal Labor Union,No. 24609, AFL- Clarenville, No. 24703- St. John's Watchmen's Union, No. 24931, AFL; 6. International Local Unions: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers [IBEW] - Nail, Foundry & Associated Workers Union - Tobacco Workers Protective Union -Newfoundland Protective Association of Shop & Office Employees - Union of Municipal Workers - Bakery WorKers Protective Union - Paint Makers and Painters - The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen and Helpers of America. Local 855 - Office Employees international Union - United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America - International Association of Fire Fighters, Locals 1075 and 1222; 7. Unions in the Fishery (pp.67-95) : 1) The Fishermen's Workmen's Protective Union of Burin East, Fishermen's Federal Labor Union, No. 24560, AFL - Workers Protective Union of Port Aux Basques and Channel, Federal Labor Union, No. 24682, AFL Fogo, Federal Labor Union, No. 24701, AFL - Port Union, Federal Labor Union, No. 24702, AFL - Bay Roberts, Federal Labor Union, No. 24833, AFL- Isle-Aux-Morts, Federal Labor Union, No. 24846, AFL - Burgeo, Fish Plant & General Workers Union, Local 1523, CLC - Grand Bank Workers Union, Local 1628, CLC; 8. The Loggers (pp.97-119); 9. Canadian Labour Congress Represe ntative: Lewisporte Federal Union No. 421 - 2) Carbonear Trades & Labour Union Local 542 - Twillingate Trades & Labour Union Local 641- St. John's Operating Engineers & Firemen, Local 1581- Newfoundland Union Of Journalists &Photographers, Local 1593 - St. John's General Workers Union, Local 1594 - Asbestos Workers, Local 1612 - Holyrood Oil Workers, Local 1613 - Marystow n General Workers, Local 1641 - Corner Brook General Workers, Local 1647 - Argentia Service Workers, Local 1658 - Police Brotherhood of the Newfoundland Constabulary - Optical Workers Union, No. 1716; 10. Travails of a Newfoundland Organizer: Transportation -Bookkeeping; 11. Newfoundland Labour Legislation : Injury on the Job - Social Legislation - Arbitration; Epilogue byGeoffrey and Bruce Strong and Sandra Hounsell. Price sticker removal scar to front cover, esle very good. 20.00