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UE HISTORY

UE was the first union to be chartered by the new
Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1938, two
an a half years after the UE's founding Convention
in 1936. UE would also become to the first union
to win a CIO contract (with Decca Records).


Dated November 16, 1938, this is the first charter
ever granted by the CIO.


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