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Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:49 AM

Today in Peace and Justice history on November 8, 1935

United Mine Workers president John L. Lewis and other labor leaders formed the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO). They had split with the existing labor union umbrella organization, the American Federation of Labor (AFL), which was not interested in organizing unskilled workers, such as those in the steel, rubber, textile and auto industries. see more peace history > http://www.peacebuttons.info/E-News/peacehistoryindex.htm

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