Consists of issues of
New Directions in Labor bulletins, numbers 1-7 (1969-1970) published by the Labor Workshop of Chicago, along with a small amount of correspondence
between Lannon and Workshop members, regarding the mission and focus of the newly formed group.
New Directions in Labor, no. 1: "With the hope of eventually contributing to the political education of a new generation of working-class leaders,
a group of 25 trade unionists, primarily young staff and rank-and-file leaders met in Morgantown, West Virginia, on October
12th  and...constituted themselves as a Labor Workshop; decided to circulate a private discussion bulletin --
New Directions in Labor -- to crystallize our thinking about labor's problems and possibilities..."Albert Vetere Lannon is a former ILWU Local 6 officer and retired Coordinator of the Laney College Labor Studies Program.
He is the author of
Second String Red and
Fight Or Be Slaves: The History of the Oakland-East Bay Labor Movement and a contributor to
Red Diapers: Children of the Communist Left.
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