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Se Necessitan Costureras, Esta Es Su Oportunidad

"Se Necesitan Costureras Esta Es Su Oportunidad de Consequir Un Mejor Trabajo", a flyer from ILGWU Local 23 advertising the union employment service. The flyer showed a photograph of smiling garment workers at their sewing machines, and promised better-paying positions with health and welfare programs, providing annual vacation pay, overtime pay, sick leave, hospital benefits, maternity benefits, unemployment, retirement and death benefits. The flyer was also printed in English.
Identifier: KHE_5780-53_B6F1_008
Date: January 1 2009
Repository: Kheel Center for Labor Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University
Source: Cornell University, Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives. International Ladies Garment Workers Union. Local 105 records (New York, N. Y.). 1939-1970; bulk 1950-1970. Box 6, Folder 1.
Rights: This record is not part of the New York State Archives' collection and is presented on our project partner's behalf for educational use only. Please contact the home repository for information on copyright and reproductions.
Special Project: Ventana al Pasado/Window on the Past

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