The Flint sit-down strike, 1936-1937
Date Written: 04/09/2013
Year Published: 2013
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX15411
210,000 auto workers joined the American Federation of Labor (A.F.L.) to take part in the strike but the A.F.L leadership however wanted no part in a strike, and managed to postpone it again and again. The workers won control over the rate of production, despite a union contract that conceded this authority to management.