ILGWU

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ILGWUInternational Ladies Garment Workers Union
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It is named for Isidore Nagler, an FIT trustee and vice president of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.
Sometimes it was even true, but the intent of the myth was to fend off in advance any implication that a David Dubinsky (boss of the old International Ladies Garment Workers Union, and veritable godfather of the AFL--GIA connection) might himself harbor a certain Tsarist impulse.
This action failed to make any gains as the company succeeded in keeping the International Ladies Garment Workers Union out of its textile operations.
(19.) "The Depression of 1920-1922 in the Women's Clothing Industry," Research Department, International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU).
For example, I was pleased to see full-page ads in the New York Times announcing that the Amalgamated Clothing Workers were merging with the International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) into one big union under the slogan, "Unite!" Many saw it as a call to labor solidarity for all.
Still, all this registered rather dimly on the American public consciousness, to be activated occasionally by hooks like "Look for the Union Label," the popular ditty of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU).
Vives, at GIN for the past four years, was a writer/editor for the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, an editor for the Wire Service Guild of New York and managing editor for Local 560 of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters after having reported for six years for the Jersey Journal, Jersey City, N.J.
In addition, the underground economy, which draws on illegal aliens, is highly developed in the South; the degree of unionization has been one-fourth to one-half the level of Northern States; and "right to work" statutes predominate, according to a study by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union Spinanger cites.
The tragedy also added impetus to the organizational work of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, which had been formed in 1900.
By 1920, the International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) and the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union were organized in nearly 50 cities.
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