ILGWU


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ILGWU

abbr.
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union

ILGWU

International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union.
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The ILGWU and ACWA continued to operate into the 1990s.
Asi, la tibieza de los integrantes del ILGWU permitio a los ocho murales censurados escapar del desastre.
Some garment industry unions participated in the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919, such as local 32 of the Winnipeg ILGWU whose leader Shia Feldman was a member of the General Strike Committee, and the OBU Tailors' Unit.
And then finally somebody suggested that I contact the ILGWU [International Ladies Garment Workers Union], which I did.
The ILGWU, in the person of Robert Gladnick, ran a joint organizing campaign in Florida and Puerto Rico from 1953 to 1966 and helped facilitate job placement for workers who wanted to move (Shell-Weiss 2009b: 240-2).
Then came New York with a dreary furnished room and membership in the labor union ILGWU.
Revising Labor History for the Cold War: The ILGWU and the Film With These Hands.
Maria Montoya looks at Hispanas in coal towns in Colorado; Lydia Otero writes about public history and memory and women's activism in Tucson, Arizona; Gabriela Arredondo discusses Mexicana immigrants in Chicago in the 1930s; Carmen Teresa Whalen addresses the 1958 dressmaker strikes by Puerto Rican women and ILGWU in New York; and my favorite is Virginia Sanchez Korrol's intellectual autobiography that she calls "the star in my compass"--she writes about growing up "Irish" in New York's parochial schools-it's a wonderful intellectual biography.
Writing in Chung Sai Yat Po, ILGWU organizer Benjamin Fee assesses the decline of the garment industry, noting structural problems, such as weak capitalization and seasonal layoffs, that were hampering successful factory operation even beyond the effects of the Depression.
Though my father had operated in the Garment Center as a non-union manufacturer, there were quite a few ILGWU officials at my Bar Mitzvah at the swank Hotel Dorset (now a footprint under the expanded MoMA), so I thought that the occasion was part of a "deal" as well as a demonstration of my father's affluence--at that time, before he went into bankruptcy.
Wolensky, Fighting for the Union Label: The Women's Garment Industry and the ILGWU in Pennsylvania.
1) Perhaps most famously, the ILGWU financed composer Harold Rome's Pins and Needles, the enormously popular 1937 musical about exploited, defiant, and occasionally romantic women garment workers performed by ILGWU members themselves.