United Fishermen and Allied Workers' Union

UNITED FISHERMEN AND ALLIED WORKERS' UNION (UFAWU) originated in an organizing drive in the early 1940s that unified a number of smaller fishery unions, leaving 2 remaining unions: the United Fishermen's Federal Union (UFFU) and the Fish Cannery, Reduction Plant and Allied Workers' Union. In 1945 these two organizations voted to join forces, creating the UFAWU. UFFU president George Miller became the first president; the cannery workers' union president, Alex Gordon, was elected...

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