CLUWCoalition of Labor Union Women
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On September 26,2001, Gail Ryall, the chairwoman of the Sacramento Communist Club and a member of the Northern California CPUSA Regional Board, gave a speech at the CPUSA's Women's Equality Conference praising the work of CLUW and also identifying herself as belonging to one of its chapters.
In 2003, Senator Murray again spoke at CLUW's conference in Seattle.
(273.) Letter from Ruth Weyand To Olga Madar 2 (May 18, 1978) (on file with the CLUW Records, Box 23, Folder 7).
Working with Berkman, Betty Jean Hall, Brenda Baldwin, Joyce Miller of the United Auto Workers, CLUW, and other blue-collar women made the staff at the institute realize that sexual conduct was "one of many tools that men use to create a hostile working environment when they want to keep women out." (33)
"Absent from the Agenda: A Report on the Role of Women in American Unions." New York: CLUW Center for Education and Research.
Even the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW), loyal to a trade union officialdom skeptical about affirmative action, came out strongly in its favor.
Black women such as Addie Wyatt, Ola Kennedy, and Clara Day-who called her union "one of the greatest civil rights workers" - also played leading roles in CLUW and, to a lesser degree, the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists.(33) Thus, although many unionists (probably most of those in craft occupations and the uniform trades) opposed affirmative action, some parts of the labor movement (prodded by women and African American men) welcomed the remaking of class that was taking place through the reconstitution of gender and race.
For CLUW's support for affirmative action and other gender-conscious policies, see resolution adopted by CLUW National Coordinating Committee, Houston, 31 May 1975, box 37, Coalition of Labor Union Women Records, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University, Detroit; CLUW, "Convention Call to the Third Biennial Convention of the Coalition of Labor Union Women...
The best single reference on CLUW, the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, and Union WAGE, another labor women's group, is Foner, 506, 497-501.