The Flint sit-down strike, 1936-1937
Jeremy Brecher

Date Written:  2013-09-04
Publisher:  Libcom
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.

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