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Chairman Sewell Avery carried from Montgomery Ward's Chicago office for defying NLRB directive to negotiate with CIO retail union, April 1946

1946-0422.5 x 18 cmPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full details

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Summary:Chairman Sewell Avery of the board of directors of Montgomery Ward was carried from the firm's Chicago office in April 1946 by two soldiers. He had defied a War Labor Board directive to reach an agreement with his employees and refused to cooperate with the Government after it had seized the Chicago office. The company continued its defiant attitude. Just recently it was ordered by the NLRB to bargain with its employees.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Illinios
Place of origin – Settlement:Chicago
Temporal subject: 1946-04
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Illinios
Geographical subject – Settlement:Chicago
Topical subjects: Avery, Sewell Lee, 1873-1960
Labor
Labor union
AFL-CIO
Repository:General Collection
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:AFL-CIO
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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