Retail Clerks International Union

The Retail Clerks International Union (RCIU), was a labor union that represented retail employees. The RCIU was chartered as the "Retail Clerks National Protective Union" in 1890 by the American Federation of Labor. In 1979, the Retail Clerks merged with the Amalgamated Meat Cutters to form the United Food and Commercial Workers.

External links

* [http://www.ufcw.org/about_ufcw/where_we_come_from/industries/retail_clerk_history.cfm UFCW web page about the Retail Clerks]

Further reading

*Michael Harrington, "The Retail Clerks" (New York: Wiley, 1962)


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