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Series II. Subject Files [series]:
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A. Apparel Industry
see also "New York City - Apparel Industry," "New York State - Apparel Industry," and "ILGWU - Apparel Industry"

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Apparel Industry: Articles
Newspaper, trade, and scholarly journal articles re economics, fashion, manufacturing. New Yorker Annals of Business: "The Sweater Trade," January 18, 1988; special issue of the Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, "Deindustrialization: Restructuring the Economy," September 1984; Business Week special report, "The Hollow Corporation," March 3, 1986; ILGWU Research Department, "Conditions in the Women's Garment Industry," November 30, 1988; article, "Leading Virginia Industries: Textiles and Apparel: A Business Update, 1986" Robert W. Haigh and Donald W. Lindsey, Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business Administration

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Apparel Industry: Fact Sheets
Descriptions and statistics re ILGWU, apparel industry, New York City, states, trade, CAF/GIDC, AFL-CIO, economic issues, income distribution

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Apparel Industry: Statistics
U.S. Bureau of Census statistics of number and type of establishment, number of workers by occupation; narrative, Geographic Distribution of Apparel Employment; article, "The U.S. Apparel Industry, 1960-1985, with Special Emphasis on Women's and Children's Apparel," Research Dept. ILGWU, October 18, 1985

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Apparel Industry: Statistics on Conditions, Employment, Imports, Production
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Apparel Industry: Statistics on States, Prices, Worker Characteristics
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Apparel Industry: Workforce Statistics 1980 Census
Demographic characteristics of the apparel industry workforce (educational attainment, race, sex, age); comparison with 1970 and 1960

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Apparel Industry: Trade Associations
Members lists (with addresses, number of employees) for Apparel Manufacturers Association; Association of Rain Apparel Contractors, Inc.; Atlantic Apparel Contractors Association; the Belt Association; Fashion Apparel Manufacturers Association; Industrial Association of Juvenile Apparel Manufacturers; Infants, Children's Girls Wear Association; Knitted Outerwear Manufacturers Association; National Association of Blouse Manufacturers; New York Coat and Suit Association; New York Raincoat Manufacturers Association; New York Skirt and Sportswear Association; Northeast Apparel Contractors' Association; Philadelphia Apparel Manufacturers Association; United Knitwear Manufacturers League

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B. Articles
see also under subject headings (apparel, trade, sweatshops, etc.)

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Newspaper
Clippings re the economy, role and perception of unionism; Journal of State Government, January/February 1987 re labor-management relations

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Scholarly: A-I
Includes: Albelda, Randy, with June Lapidus, "Women and Children Last," The Economic Report of the People, Center for Popular Economics, Boston, MA, edited ms., c. 1985

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Scholarly: K-Q
Includes: Kahn, Shulamit, "Trends in Union Membership in the Postwar Period: The Case of the ILGWU," University of California, Irvine, December 1985; Kassalow, Everett M., "The Future of American Unionism: A Comparative Perspective," Annals, AAPSS 473, May 1984, and "Concession Bargaining - Something Old, But Also Something Quite New," Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of IRRA, 1982; Mort, Jo-Ann, "The Return of the Sweatshop," Dissent (Democratic Socialists of America), Summer 1988

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Scholarly: R-Z
Includes: Sabel, Charles F., "Studied Trust: Building New Forms of Cooperation in a Volatile Economy," presented at the T.E.P. Conference, Cite des Sciences et de l'Industrie, June 24-27, 1990; Wilkins, Jr., Bruce, "The ILGWU's Approach to Strategic Planning with the New York Garment Industry," unpublished paper, June 12, 1991

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Scholarly: Bonacich, Edna
Sociologist at University of California, Riverside. List of researchers worldwide studying the garment industry, with cover letter from Bonacich suggesting starting an international interest group and convening a conference (n.d.); cover letter to ILG exec. asst. James Parrott asking for comment on several papers: first draft, "The Swimwear Sector of the Los Angeles Garment Industry"; first draft, "The Restructuring of the Pacific Rim Garment Industry: A Perspective from the United States," coauthored with David Waller; "The Flow of Capital, Labor and Trade in the Pacific Rim Garment Industry"; "The Current Fiber Type Overseas Investment," Korean Fiber Industry Association, October 1990; "Informacion Sobre las Actividad Maquiladora del Vestido en Mexico," Jorge Carrillo, Departmento de Estudios Sociales el Colegio de la Frontera Norte (in Spanish), presented at a UCLA conference on the Pacific Rim garment industry, November 29-30, 1990; program agenda

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Scholarly: Parsons, Carol
Assistant professor, urban and regional planning, University of Iowa. Unpublished papers: "Immigration and Regional Labor Market Dynamics in the U.S. Apparel Industry: A Research Proposal to the Immigration Policy Group, International Labor Affairs Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Labor"; "The Future of the Domestic Apparel Industry," hand-annotated briefing paper for the Center for Labor-Management Policy Studies, CUNY; "Technological Innovation and Industrial Location: A Political Economy Approach," presented at the American Collegiate Schools of Planning meeting, Nov. 5-9, 1987

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Scholarly: Piore, Michael J.
Economics professor and Mitsui Professor of Problems of Contemporary Technology at MIT; "Can Labor Survive Re-Gomperization?" paper presented to Industrial Relations Research Association, Dec. 28, 1982; Piore and Thomas Bacley, draft, "Defending the Minimum Wage: Memorandum prepared for the ILGWU," Sept. 1979; excerpts from and articles about The Second Industrial Divide: Possibilities for Prosperity, and several other articles (published); handwritten notes

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Scholarly: Rosen, Ellen
Sociology professor, Nichols College, visiting professor, Harvard and MIT Sloan School of Management; unpublished papers, some with hand annotations, on men's tailored clothing industry; women and the future of American manufacturing; survey of job-leavers in the needle trades; case study on technology innovation in the U.S. apparel industry; comments on study by reviewers; researcher's vita

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Scholarly: Tyler, Gus
Published and unpublished papers and correspondence by (and about) the ILGWU official and activist re trade policy, minimum wage, political figures.

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Scholarly: Zeitlin, Jonathan
Published paper coauthored with Peter Toterdill; handwritten and typed notes from talk, Dec. 1988

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Blacks
Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History, Inc., Oct. 19, 1984: "Some Exploratory Notes on Black Election and Appointment to Union Office: The Ignored Democratic Revolution," by Everette J. Freeman, assistant professor of labor studies at Rutgers University, with cover letter to ILG Research Department inviting comments; printed booklet: Black Initiative and Governmental Responsibility, with introduction by John Hope Franklin and Eleanor Holmes Norton, an essay by the Committee on Policy for Racial Justice, published by the Joint Center for Political Studies, 1987; newspaper article about the report; First Friday Report: "Black Unemployment: Just How Serious Is It?" issued by National Committee for Full Employment and the National Urban League in conjunction with AFL-CIO and several others, August 1, 1986; course guide for class, "Black People in the American Labor Force," ACTWU - NTRTP, 1981; AFL-CIO American Federationist reprint, "Black Workers: Progress Derailed," by Barbara Becnel, 1978; book review by ILG official Gus Tyler, Oct. 17, 1990; newspaper clippings

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Catholic Bishops' pastoral on the Economy
Full text of first draft, November 15, 1984; full text of final letter, "Economic Just All: Pastoral Letter on Catholic Social Teaching and the U.S. Economy," National Conference of Catholic Bishops, November 27, 1986; statements and press releases by AFL-CIO in support of letter; testimony before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Economic Stabilization, March 19, 1985, in support of first draft: by Nobel laureate economist James Tobin, "Running the Economy with Less Unemployment and Poverty"; by Nobel laureate economist Lawrence Klein, "On the Possibility of Reducing Unemployment and Poverty in a Non-inflationary Growth Economy"; and by three other economists, Robert Eisner, Northwestern University; Isabel Sawhill, Urban Institute, "Unemployment and Poverty: Can We Do Better?"; and Nancy Barrett, American University, "Achieving Full Employment"; newsletter from National Committee for Full Employment, December 11, 1986, "Jobs Impact"; newspaper clippings

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Catholic Conference, U.S.
Text of 1891 encyclical by Pope Leo XIII, "On the Condition of Workers: Rerum Novarum"; text of 1981 third encyclical letter by Pope John Paul II, "On Human Work: Laborum Exercens"; catalog of publications available

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Child Care
Comments by ILG VP Susan Cowell to director of NYS Division for Women re attached proposal, "Feasibility of a Public-Private Partnership for Child Care in New York State"

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Child Labor
Testimony by ILG president Jay Mazur before House Committee on Government Operations, Subcommittee on Employment and Housing, re violations of child labor laws, Mar. 23, 1990; testimony by General Accounting Office (GAO) director of Education and Employment Issues, Human Resources Division, re child labor law violations and sweatshops, March 16, 1990; testimony to U.S. Department of Labor Hearings on Industrial Homework in the Women's Apparel Industry by several individuals who performed industrial homework, March 1989; testimony by ILG exec. VP. Edgar Romney in support of strengthening child labor laws in New York State, February 7, 1990, with cover letter from VP Susan Cowell summarizing highlights; testimony by ILG VP Barbara Laufman at New York State Department of Labor hearings on child labor laws, July 27, 1988; letter from NYS Commissioner of Labor re proposed changes to New York State child labor laws, with press release re intent to hold hearings, June 1988; letter from ILG VP Susan Cowell to Commissioner re need to retain current prohibition against factory work for 14- and 15-year-olds, December 9, 1988; testimony by Mazur in support of the Child Labor Exploitation Prevention Act of 1987 before the House Ways and Means Committee, August 19, 1988; testimony by AFL-CIO secretary-treasurer Thomas Donahue before Subcommittee on Labor Standards of the House Committee on Education and Labor re Department of Labor proposals to relax child labor lows, July 28, 1982; legislative history of child labor provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act, complied by AFL-CIO, August 2, 1982; AFL-CIO memo/notes on House hearings on child labor laws, Aug. 3, 1982; New York State Department of Labor News press release re fines for child labor law violations, July 23, 1991; GAO publications: "Child Labor: Increases in Detected Child Labor Violations throughout the United States," prepared for Rep. Don Pease, April 1990; "Child Labor: Information on Federal Enforcement Efforts," June 1992; U.S. Dept. of Labor publication: "Child Labor Requirements in Nonagricultural Occupations under the Fair Labor Standards Act," revised July 1978; newspaper clippings

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Clinton Presidential Campaign
"Solidarity" comic book in the style of Dr. Seuss, "The Outrageous Adventures of George & Dan" (Bush and Quayle), September 1992; drafts of policy papers for transition team re industrial development policy; press releases from Clinton/Gore campaign re manufacturing, technology; newspaper clippings

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Compensation and Executive Pay
Clipping from Apparel Industry Magazine, "Alternative Ways to Pay Your Employees," August 1992; memo to ILG president Mazur re attached article from Business Week, noting executive pay rose 48% in 1987, while pay for top labor leaders was largely unchanged, April 26, 1988; "Top Corporate Executives Take 56% Pay Hike, Workers Struggle to Keep Up With Inflation" AFL-CIO News, May 3, 1993; "Labor Costs - From Pakistan to Portugal," Bobbin, September 1992; newspaper clippings. See also "Poverty/Income Distribution"

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Employee Ownership (2 folders)
Articles and publications on Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs); handwritten notes by Jay Mazur, "ESOP Study Group"; letter to Mazur from ACTWU president Jack Sheinkman re draft proposal for a Union/Employee Buyout Fund, with attached proposal, noting upcoming meeting of the AFL-CIO Industrial Union Department Pension and Benefit Fund Policy Committee, Feb. 6, 1989; letter to Mazur from Omak Wood Products, Omak, WA, re recent employee acquisition of the company, February 13, 1989. see also New York (State) Center for Employee Ownership and Participation

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HMOs
Newsletters for health maintenance organizations, Managed Health Care, July 17, 1989, and Health Week, July 17, 1989

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Homework (2 folders)
"Aspects of Industrial Homework in the Apparel Trades," 1941, Teper and Weinberg, ILGWU Research Department; Industrial Homework Fact Sheet and chronology of Department of Labor regulatory actions, 1989; speech by Mazur, "Industrial Homework and Sweatshops," to the National Association of Governmental Labor Organizations, July 20, 1987; article/speech by Evelyn Dubrow, ILG VP and legislative director, "Women and Industrial Homework"; press release, "ILG Will Sue To Keep Prohibition against Industrial Homework," Sept. 26, 1989; court decision re lawsuit by ILGWU against U.S. Labor Secretary Elizabeth Dole et al., for rescinding the ban on industrial homework, December 7, 1989; court decision for similar suit, November 29, 1983; letter to the editor by Mazur, and another by chairman of House Subcommittee on Labor Standards, responding to article in New York Times re homework, March 23, 1987; editorial by Mazur in New York Times, "Back to the Sweatshop," September 6, 1986; memo from ILG criticizing attached article from Ms, "Is Homework the Answer?" August 25, 1987; Federal Register printed proposal to rescind ban on homework, December 30, 1988; Written Statement of M. Patricia Fernandez Kelly (associate professor, Johns Hopkins) in Response to Advance Notice of Rulemaking and Notice of Hearing Respecting Employment of Homeworkers in the Apparel Industry, Department of Labor, March 9, 1989; Statement of Homeworkers about Their Experiences, prepared by ILGWU; press release by Rep. Major Owens opposing Department of Labor's rescinding ban on homework; papers prepared for a conference, "The New Era of Homework: Directions and Responsibilities," cosponsored by the Graduate School of the City University of New York and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Feb. 1-3, 1987: "Home-based Work and Technological and Economic Trends, Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress," "Protection of Clerical Homeworkers: From What, By Whom?" by Congressman Barney Frank's office, "Homework in the Past: Its Meaning for the Future," Eileen Boris, Howard University, "Home-work: What is it and Who does it?" Bell Communications Network; report for National Commission on Working Women, "Homework: Employment Option or Employment Risk?" 1985; report by ILG VP Susan Cowell on the International Labour Organization Meeting of Experts on the Social Protection of Homeworkers, with draft conclusions, Geneva, October 1-5, 1990; copies of published articles, newspaper clippings

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Homework (2 folders)
Statements, memos, and press releases by ILGWU in response to ruling by Reagan administration's Dept. of Labor allowing homework in selected apparel-related industries; press release from NYS Dept. of Labor, opposing ruling; ILGWU brochure, Questions & Answers on Industrial Homework; contract with CUNY professor Roger Waldinger to provide analysis of census data comparing homeworkers with non-homeworkers; newspaper clippings

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C. Immigration
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Undocumented Aliens
"U.S. Immigration Policy and the National Interest," executive summary of the final report of the Select Commission on Immigration and Refugee Policy, March 1, 1981, submitted to Congress and the President of the United States pursuant to Public Law 95-412; teacher's guide, "Immigrants: The Back Bone of America," Karin J. Gerstel, ACTWU-NTRPT, 1981; research report, "Illegal Immigration: U.S. Economic and Labor Market Impacts," by Robert G. Ainsworth, National Commission for Employment Policy, April 1983; Rand report, "Current and Future Effects of Mexican Immigration in California," executive summery, Kevin F. McCarthy, R. Burciaga Valdez, November 1985; report supported by Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, "Legalization of Undocumented Aliens: Lessons from Other Countries," by Doris Meissner and Demetrios G. Papademetriou, December 10, 1986; Center for Immigration Studies press release, "Future Joblessness in Mexico and Caribbean Will Sharply Boost Immigration Pressures," November 20, 1986; International Migration Review articles: "Geographic Distribution of Undocumented Immigrants: Estimates of Undocumented Aliens Counted in the 1980 Census by State," by Jeffrey S. Passel and Karen A. Woodrow, Population Division, U.S. Bureau of the Censes, fall 1984; special issue, "Women In Migration," winter 1984; Time special immigration issue, July 8 , 1985; American Demographics article, "The Illegals," by Courtenay Slater, January 1985; Journal of the Institute for Socioeconomic Studies article, "How Many Illegal Aliens?" by Courtenay Slater, winter 1986; Economic Review article, "Enforcing Sanctions against Employers of Illegal Aliens," by John K. Hill, senior economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, and James E. Pearce, vice president, Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta, May 1987; Annals, AAPSS, "Undocumented Immigration," by Jeffrey S. Passel, September 1986; Monthly Labor Review, "Estimating the Number of Undocumented Aliens," by Jeffrey Passel, September 1986; newspaper clippings

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Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA)
"Workplace Discrimination under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986: A Study of Impacts on New Yorkers," New York State Inter-Agency Task Force Immigration Affairs, November 4, 1988; statement of Jay Mazur, President ILGWU, on S. 2104 and H.R. 5115 before the House Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees, and International Law, Committee on the Judiciary, September 7, 1988; statement of Mazur before the Commission for the Study of International Migration and Cooperative Economic Development, July 14, 1989; statement of Charles A. Bowsher, Comptroller General of the United States, before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, "Immigration Reform: Employer Sanctions and the Question of Discrimination," March 30, 1990; General Accounting Office (GAO) briefing report to Congress, "Illegal Aliens: Influence of Illegal Workers on Wages and Working Conditions of Legal Workers," March 1988; GAO summary of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986; memo to ILGWU president Mazur re Immigration Reform Act of 1990; letter from Mazur to AFL-CIO secretary-treasurer Thomas Donahue re employer sanctions under the Immigration and Reform Act of 1986, March 29, 1990; letter from Manhattan Borough President Ruth Messigner to Congressman Ted Weiss urging repeal of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, April 17, 1990; legislative alert from the Center for Immigrants Rights, Inc., re widespread discrimination resulting from employer sanctions under IRCA, April 1990; paper by Jack Otero, national president of the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement and international vice president of the Transportation Communications International Union, "Employment Discrimination: A National Shame," April 1990; Daily Labor Report news summary re record fine under IRCA at textile firm, December 14, 1989; paper sent to ILGWU exec. asst. Parrot, "Potential Impacts of New Federal Immigration Legislation on Immigrant-Dependent Firms and Industries in California," by Wayne Cornelius, Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California, San Diego, January 4, 1987; conference paper, "Some International Evidence from Australia and Canada on the Relations Among Immigration, Trade, and Labor Markets," by John M. Abowd, Cornell University and National Bureau of Economic Research, January 20, 1988; Business Week cover story, "The Immigrants: How They're Helping to Revitalize the U.S. Economy," July 13, 1992, with cover note to Mazur; article by Bureau of National Affairs, "Back Pay Blocked as Remedy Available to Alien Victims of Unfair Labor Practices," 1992; memo re Task Force on Employer Sanctions and Anti-Discrimination Work, February 25, 1992; article by Mazur in New York Newsday April 17, 1990; other newspaper clippings; handwritten notes

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Infrastructure
Printed Congressional Budget Office publications: "New Directions for the Nation's Public Works," September 1988, and "Federal Policies for Infrastructure Management," June 1986; AFL-CIO issues papers

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Obituaries
Sol Chaikin, David Dubinsky, M. S. Hooper, Bayard Rustin, Ted Theus, Charles Salee

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Pension Funds
Testimony of the AFL-CIO to the House Ways & Means Committee on H.R. 6410, "The Pension Equity Act of 1982," June 18, 1982; testimony by director of Housing & Monetary Policy, AFL-CIO, before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on Private Pension Fund Investment in Residential Mortgages, May 17, 1982; testimony of the Industrial Union Department, AFL-CIO, research director on Single-Employer Pension Legislation, before the Subcommittee on Labor-Management Relations, House Committee on Education and Labor, June 16, 1985; report, "Public Pension Funds as a Source of Capital for Job Creation," prepared for the California Employment Development Department, July 15, 1975; letter from director of AFL-CIO Department of Social Security re establishment of Committee on Investment of Union Pension Funds and its report, "Investment of Union Pension Funds" (copy included), December 29, 1980; Department of Labor publications; "What You Should Know About the Pension and Welfare Law," "Reporting and Disclosure Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974," "Fiduciary Standards Employee Retirement Income Security Act"; newsletters, NCCMP Update, by National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans, March 1983; Business Review: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, November- December 1980; newspaper clippings re investment of pension funds by unions in nonunion companies

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Poverty and Income Distribution
Press release of Bureau of Labor Statistics, "BLS Report on Displaced Workers," November 30, 1984; Internal Revenue Service statistics of income, 1982; Census Bureau statistical abstract of the United States, 1986; "Federal Tax Treatment of Families Below the Poverty Line," scheduled for a hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight of the Committee on Ways and Means on April 12, 1984, prepared by the Joint Committee on Taxation; Federal Reserve Bulletin, "Survey of Consumer Finances," September 1984, "Survey of Consumer Finances, 1983: A Second Report," December 1984, and "Financial Characteristics of High-Income Families," March 1986; press releases from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 1985-86; press release, U.S. Department of Commerce News re median household wealth, July 18, 1986; articles from The Public Interest, fall 1984: "The Hidden Prosperity of the 1970s," by Christopher Jencks, and "The Rich, the Poor, and the Taxes They Pay: An Update," by Joseph Pechman and Mark J. Mazur, "Why the 'Income Distribution' Is So Misleading," by Mark Lilla; article in the Journal of the Institute for Socioeconomic Studies, "Poverty and Equity: Problems of Definition," by S. Anna Kondratas, winter 1985; newspaper clippings re executive compensation, shrinking middle class, recessions; handwritten notes. see also "Compensation"

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D. Sweatshops
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Sweatshops
Letter to the editor of the Daily News from Mazur, praising article on sweatshops (attached), March 25, 1988; letter from ACTWU Research Dept. to General Accounting Office, with bibliography of materials on sweatshops for GAO study, December 16, 1986; transcript of testimony before the Capitol Hill Forum on the Exploitation of Children in the Workplace by GAO official, "Sweatshops and Child Labor Violations: A Growing Problem in the United States," November 21, 1989; GAO reports, "Sweatshops in the U.S." and "Sweatshops in New York City," compiled for Rep. Charles Schumer, 1988 and 1989, with related newspaper clippings. see also "NYC - Sweatshops"

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Sweatshops: Newspaper Clippings
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E. Technology and Automation
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Technology and Automation
"A Union View of Automation and Technological Advancement in the Apparel Manufacturing Industry," Lazare Teper, director of research, ILGWU, presented at the second annual conference of the Apparel Research Foundation, Oct. 9, 1968; "Blueprint for the Future: Advanced Apparel Technologies," workbook, with hand notations (probably by ILG exec. asst. James Parrott), for the 15th International Apparel Research Committee of the American Apparel Manufacturers Association, October 25-26, 1988; letter to ILG exec. asst. James Parrott from the president of Charles Gilbert Associates, management consultants, re modular manufacturing, September 14, 1988. see also Textile/Clothing Technology Corporation ([TC]2)

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Advanced Apparel Manufacturing Technology Demonstration: FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology)
Memos re meeting agendas, correspondence with CAF and ILGWU, newspaper clippings, handwritten notes

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Advanced Apparel Manufacturing Technology Demonstration: FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) Reports
Annual activity reports, technical reports, monthly reports, newsletters; memos listing projects, brochures; handwritten notes; funded largely by the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency

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Apparel Advanced Manufacturing Technology Demonstration: Clemson University (3 folders)
Monthly technical reports; funded largely by the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency

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Apparel Manufacturing Technology Center: Georgia Institute of Technology
Quarterly newsletters from the Apparel Manufacturing Technology Center (AMTC), Georgia Institute of Technology; funded largely by the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency

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Articles
New York Times clipping, 9/9/90; Apparel Industry Magazine clippings, March 1989; article, "Labour-saving versus work-amplifying effects of micro-electronics," by Susumu Watanabe, International Labor Review, May-June 1986

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Japan
Promotional literature for Juki, 1986-87; Automated Sewing System (in Japanese and English), 1987; technical description for automated sewing system, with cover letter from Asahi Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., June 15, 1989

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Modernization Forum
Nonprofit association of labor, industry, community, and academic representatives dedicated to improving the performance small U.S. manufacturing firms. Correspondence with CAF director/ILGWU exec. asst. Carl Proper re talk at Modernization America's Industrial Base, May 14-16, 1991; copy of conference proceedings; biographies of speakers; handwritten notes

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Stylometrics, Incorporated
Correspondence and proposals to develop a joint study on automated pattern making with this National Science Foundation grant recipient Shirley Willett; detailed description of computer-aided design schematics

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Symagery
Business plan and correspondence with Brett Stern, president of Symagery and developer of a one-step process of constructing garments with no human intervention; recipient of NSF and other grants. Memos from ILGWU exec. asst. James Parrott to president Mazur note limited application, cool reception by manufacturers to labor-saving aspect: workers are also consumers, and displacing them would erode consumer market for products; handwritten notes

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F. Trade
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Trade
Statement by Daniel K. Frierson, chairman, Fiber, Fabric & Apparel Coalition for Trade (FFACT) and chairman and CEO, Dixie Yarns, Inc. (Chattanooga, TN) before the Senate Finance Committee, in support of the Textile, Apparel and Footwear Trade Act of 1990, June 7, 1990; statement by ILGWU president Jay Mazur before the Senate Finance Committee in support of the bill, June 7, 1990; fact sheet by ILGWU Research Department re the proposed legislation; statement by Mazur on U.S.-Mexico relations to the Subcommittee on Trade, House Ways & Means Committee, June 25, 1990; Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, "Joint Statement on U.S.-Mexico Free Trade Agreement (FTA)," June 11, 1990; statement by Mazur to the Senate Finance Committee, on the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Expansion Act, February 9, 1990; press release, "ILGWU Calls for Suspension of U.S. Funding to Promote Investment in Caribbean," September 30, 1992; statement by ILGWU research director Dr. Herman Starobin before the International Trade Commission, "The Economic Effects of a United States-Mexico Free Trade Agreement on the U.S. Apparel Industry," April 12, 1991; report by Economic Policy Institute, "Keeping Jobs in Fashion: Alternatives to the Euthanasia of the U.S. Apparel Industry," Nov. 11, 1989, and 7-page press release summarizing the report: "Report Says Government 'Sunset' Policy for Apparel Destroying Jobs for Women, Minorities, Immigrants and Hurting 'High-Tech' Economic Sectors," February 8, 1990, and text of remarks for AFL-CIO Executive Council by report author, February 1990; "Apparel, Trade, MFA and GATT Negotiations," May 9, 1990, prepared by ILGWU Research Department; FFACT fact sheets, lists of Congressional co-sponsors and industry supporters of Textile, Apparel and Footwear Trade Act of 1990, strategy handbook for lobbying campaign; list of plant closings and number of workers affected, 1989-90; statistical data on employment at textile, apparel, and knitting mills by state, 1973-1989, prepared by ILGWU Research Dept. based on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics figures; ILGWU internal memos to president Mazur re public relations strategy in support of trade bill, noting link between exporting jobs and rise of domestic sweatshops; newspaper clippings, some with handwritten notes between ILG staff Carl Proper and Henry Starobin. see also Economic Policy Institute

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Trade: Imports
Comments by ILG president Mazur, Economic Policy Council, May 19, 1986, "A Labor Perspective on U.S. Policy Toward Newly Industrialized Counties"; correspondence re presentation to National War College, October 1986; ILGWU reprint from General Executive Board Report to the 39th convention, "The Import Problem," 1986; report, "The Textile and Apparel Crisis," a study prepared for the Fiber, Fabric and Apparel Coalition for Trade (FFACT), August 1985; letter to Office of U.S Trade Representative from the American Fiber, Textile, Apparel Coalition, June 14, 1985; from AFL-CIO, July 8, 1986; policy paper/speech by Under Secretary Allen Wallis, Department of State, "Protecting Prosperity from Protectionism," January 17, 1986; State Department "Gist," brief policy statements, "Protectionism" and "Textile Import Control Program," February and March 1986; Statement by ILGWU President Sol Chaikin on Caribbean Basin Initiative to the House Ways and Means Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight, March 5, 1986; letter to Senators, press release, and letter to ILG president Mazur from Labor Rights Coalition re protecting labor rights in trade agreement, 1986-87; memo to Mazur from exec. asst. Parrott re term "Third World," with Wall St. Journal clipping, 1987; "Import Penetration in the Apparel Industry: A Technical Study," prepared for the Fiber, Fabric and Apparel Coalition for Trade, September 1988; handwritten notes

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Trade: Japan
Reports and memoranda by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative's U.S.-Japan Working Group on the Structural Impediments Initiative

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GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade)
Printed "The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade: An Article-by-Article Analysis in Layman's Language," reprint from the Department of State Bulletin, 1961; printed "1992 Trade Policy Agenda and 1991 Annual Report of the President of the United States on the Trade Agreements Program" and "1990 Trade Policy Agenda and 1989 Annual Report..." produced by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, with cover letter discussing Bush trade policy objectives; President Bush's Statement on Trade Policy Highlighting World Trade Week, May 24, 1990; EC 1992: An Assessment of Economic Policy Issues Raised by the European Community's Single Market Program, prepared by U.S. Government Task Force on the EC Internal Market, May 1990; negotiating proposal on Trade-Related Investment Measures (TRIMs), May 29, 1990; correspondence between ILGWU and critics of free trade, November 1991

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MFA (Multifiber Arrangement)
Government publications: U.S. International Trade Commission, "The Multifiber Arrangement, 1980-84," May 1985; Subcommittee on Trade, Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, "Background Material on the Multifiber Arrangement," January 20, 1978; General Accounting Office report to the chairman, Subcommittee on Trade, "Implementation of Trade Restrictions for Textiles and Apparel," November 4, 1983

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G. NAFTA
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NAFTA: Articles
Newspaper clippings

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NAFTA: Canada and Mexico
"Ten Reasons Why Canada Should Not Enter into a Trilateral Free Trade Agreement with the United States and Mexico," by Bruce Campbell, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, December 1990; paper, "Hard Lessons: Living with Free Trade," by Bruce Campbell, North American Congress on Latin America, May 1991; report by Action Canada Network, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Common Frontiers, "North American Free Trade Agreements: Draft Text, Preliminary Briefing Notes," April 6, 1992, with cover letter from ILGWU Canada to exec. asst. James Parrott; handwritten notes re Canadian position; proposed agenda, Strategy Session on the NAFTA, July 3, 1991; draft agendas for working groups to develop alternative proposals to NAFTA; list of names and addresses for NAFTA Strategy Session, July 3, 1991; newsletters, The Corporate Examiner, by Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, 1991; Economic Policy Institute briefing papers, 1991-92; "The Continental Development and Trade Initiative: A Statement by Cuauhtemoc Cardenas," February 8, 1991, with cover letter; summary report of First Summit of the Textile & Apparel Unions of the Americas to Analyze Social & Economic Integration in the Western Hemisphere, "No Integration without Labor Participation," Sept. 2-5, 1991; summary report of "Integration, Development and Democracy, an International Conference of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions," Oct. 30 - Nov. 3, 1991; testimony by director of Education and Employment Issues, U.S. General Accounting Office, "Occupational Safety and Health and Child Labor Policies of the U.S. and Mexico," before the House Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities and Subcommittees on Labor-Management Relations, April 30, 1991; U.S. Committee for Refugees printed issue brief, "Running the Gauntlet: The Central American Journey in Mexico," January 1991; press release by the Fiber, Fabric & Apparel Coalition for Trade (FFACT) (coalition of labor unions and business associations), "Study Shows U.S. Job Losses Resulting from Uruguay Round Textile Trade Agreement," Nov. 7, 1991, with attached final report, "Analysis of the Domestic Employment Effects of the Removal of U.S. Textile and Apparel Import Quotas by 2002"

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NAFTA: Canada and Mexico
Letter to ILG president Mazur from Senate Majority Leader Richard Gephardt expressing commitment to worker and environmental protections, dissatisfaction with current status of NAFTA negotiations, July 30, 1992, with text of speech to the Institute for International Economics; letter from SEIU president John Sweeney to Citicorp, discussing opposition to NAFTA, July 29, 1992; press advisory from NY State Senator William Stachowski, re upcoming presentation of NYS Senate Democratic Task Force Report on the U.S.-Mexican Free Trade Agreement, August 14, 1992; Public Citizen memorandum to state legislators re General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) superceding state law, April 3, 1992; testimony by ILGWU VP Nick Bonanno before the Trade Policy Staff Committee, August 29, 1991; testimony by ILGWU director of research Starobin, "Economic Effects of a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on the U.S. Apparel Industry," before the Trade Policy Staff Committee, August 29, 1991, with cover letter to ILG president Mazur; testimony by ILGWU director of research Starobin on U.S.-Mexican Free Trade Agreement before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, May 7, 1992; letter from ILG director of research Starobin to Canadian member of Parliament re trade issues, June 23, 1992; invitation to ILG president Mazur to testify at NYS Senate hearings sponsored by the Democratic task force, April 13, 1992, with notice of public hearing outlining possible impacts on environmental, agricultural, wage, and other concerns; revised draft, "Toward a Community of the Americas," with cover letter to commissioners on the Latin American Task Force, from the NYS Industrial Cooperation Council, May 4, 1992; press release/statement from Clinton/Gore campaign, July 27, 1992; memo from ILG to NYC Central Labor Council affiliates calling for every member to sign a petition (attached) against NAFTA , July 2, 1993, with list of NYC Congressional delegation; memo from ILG president Mazur to all vice presidents and affiliates, calling for protests against NAFTA, December 1992; letter to ILG president Mazur from author of article (attached) published in George Washington Journal of International Law, March 19, 1992; direct-mail solicitation for newsletter, "U.S.-Mexico Free Trade Reporter," with list of subscribers

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NAFTA: AFL-CIO
Printed booklets by AFL-CIO: "International Trade: Where We Stand," 1992, and "U.S. Mexico Free Trade Negotiations Talking Points: No Fast Track, Fair Trade, Full Debate," January 1991; "The Trade Picture: Year End 1991," AFL-CIO Economic Research Dept., March 1992; AFL-CIO Task Force on Trade fact sheet, 1992; testimony of AFL-CIO director of Task Force on Trade before Subcommittee on Trade, House Ways & Means Committee, on the Trade Expansion Act of 1992, May 19, 1992; testimony of AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Thomas Donahue before Subcommittee on Trade, House Ways & Means Committee, on the U.S. International Trade Performance and Outlook, March 11, 1992; letter from AFL-CIO's Donahue to U.S. Secretary of the Treasury supporting strong rules of origin, Mar. 4, 1992; letter from Donahue to U.S. Trade Representative expressing "grave concern" over Uruguay Round final draft, January 22, 1992, with press release re letter; letter from Donahue to Washington Post criticizing articles on U.S.-Mexico trade; transcript of Donahue news conference, August 12, 1992; letter from AFL-CIO Institute for Free Labor Development re new accord in the Dominican Republic protecting worker's right, May 28, 1992; statements by the AFL-CIO Executive Council on International Trade Negotiations; on U.S. Employer Interference in Mexican Law Enforcement; and on Auto Trade Legislation, Feb. 18, 1992; draft statement by AFL-CIO Executive Council, "U.S. Corporations and International Worker Rights," May 1992; conference announcement, "Trade for the 21st Century," cosponsored with environmental groups

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NAFTA: Mexico, Environmental Issues
Memoranda/reports from AFL-CIO and newspaper clippings, ABC Prime Time Live report re cluster breakout of severe birth defects in Texas border town of Brownsville and neighboring Mexican town Matamoros, possible link to chemical plant, 1992; Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoros memo; AFL-CIO Task Force on Trade fact sheets: "Brain Defects and Border Pollution," #3, and "The Border Environmental Plan," #20, 1992; newsletter, The Corporate Examiner, published by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, 1991

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NAFTA: Mexico, Environmental Issues Government Reports
Review of U.S.-Mexico Environmental Issues, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, October 1991 and February 1992, with cover letter to private sector advisors summarizing contents; press releases/fact sheets from the White House Office of the Press Secretary re environmental effects of free trade with Mexico, February 25, 1992; press release from U.S. Dept. of Labor re memorandum of understanding with Mexico, May 3, 1991

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H. Unions
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Unions: General
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics News re state of union membership, 1990; Business Week newspaper clipping re union-busting as counterproductive, 1991

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Election Process (Publications)
Publications from the U.S. Dept. of Labor Labor-Management Services Administration: "Electing Union Officers," rev. 1980; and "Election of Officers of Labor Organizations," 1978; article, "The Election Base of National Union Executive Boards," by Sara Gamm, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, vol. 32, no. 3, April 1979 (Cornell University)

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I. Women
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Reports: Congressional, General
"Equal Opportunity for Women as a Federal Goal," United States Commission on Civil Rights (?), 1981; "The Role of Older Women in the Workforce," hearing before the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, June 6, 1984; "Problems of Working Women," hearing, April 3, 1984; Bureau of National Affairs articles, including statements by Rep. Olympia Snowe (R.-Maine) and deputy director, Census Bureau, before the Joint Economic Committee on Women in Workforce, 1983; "Economic Growth and Changing Labor Markets: Those Left Behind," Linda LeGrande, Congressional Research Service, Report No. 84-112 E, June 22, 1984; "Women...a world survey," Ruth Leger Sivard, World Priorities, 1985; "Women, Work and Age Discrimination," Janice DeGooyer, prepared for the National Commission on Working Women, c. 1983; Congressional Record minutes of House proceedings re the Economic Equity Act of 1985 - Retirement Security, June 6, 1985; Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues Update, May 31, 1983; press releases, News from WREI, Women's Research and Education Institute, re congressional fellowships, new publications, September 1987

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Reports: U.S. Labor Department, Labor Union
Remarks by Wilbur Daniels, executive vice president, ILGWU, before the Women's Equity Action League, October 9, 1985; AFL-CIO Special Report: Female Organizing Focus, Union Labor Report, February 5, 1981; Proceedings of the Fifteenth Constitutional Convention of the AFL-CIO, Daily Proceedings and Executive Council Reports, October 3-6, 1983; Resolutions Adopted by the 16th Constitutional Convention of the Industrial Union Department (AFL-CIO), October 3-4, 1984; "Women at Work and in the Labor Movement: A Select Biography to Celebrate National Women's History Month," AFL-CIO Library, March 1990; teaching aid, "Women in the American Labor Movement: Yesterday & Today," Karin Gerstel, educational coordinator, NTRTP and ACTWU, c. 1981; "New Challenges for Women Workers," Carolyn Jacobson, AFL-CIO Federationist, April 1980; "Problems of Women Workers," 1981; "Economic Responsibilities of Working Women," U.S. Department of Labor, Women's Bureau, November 1982; "Working Women and Public Policy," address by Dr. Janet L. Norwood, Commissioner of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, at the National Conference on Women, the Economy and Public Policy, June 20, 1984; "Women's Bureau: Meeting the Challenges of the 80's," U.S. Department of Labor, 1985; "Where to Find BLS Statistics on Women," U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, April 1989; "20 Facts on Women Workers," U.S. Department of Labor, Women's Bureau, 1984; Labor Relations Reporter summary of Office of Technology Assessment report, "Women in Science, Engineering," January 6, 1986; "Employment in Perspective: Women in the Labor Force," second quarter 1985 and fourth quarter 1986, U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics; Women & Work, news from the U.S. Department of Labor, January 1987; A Woman's Guide to Social Security", U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, June 1983; Bureau of Labor Statistics data

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Articles
Economic Council of Canada magazine, Au Courant, Women in the Labour Market, 1985; "Women at Work: Gender and Inequality in the '80s," a Dollars & Sense Anthology; Monthly Labor Review articles: "Moonlighting by Women Jumped to Record Highs," by John Stinson, Jr., November 1986, and "The Female-Male Unemployment Differential: Effects of Changes in Industry Employment," by Larry DeBoer and Michael Seeborg, November 1984; excepted chapter on the U.S., by Barbara Mayer Wertheimer, from Women and Trade Unions in Eleven Industrialized Countries, edited by Alice H. Cook, Val R. Lorwin, and Arlene Kaplan Daniels, n.d.; ILR Report, Cornell University, fall 1985, Special Report: What's New at the Office? "Women and the Office: A Historical Perspective," by Margery W. Davies; excerpted chapter on the U.S., by James J. Kenneally, from The World of Women's Trade Unionism: Comparative Historical Essays, edited by Norbert C. Soldon, 1985; "Technological Change in the Office Workplace and Implications for Organizing," by Judith Gregory, from Labor and Technology: Union Response to Changing Environments, Kennedy et al., State College, PA: Pennsylvania State University, Department of Labor Studies, 1982; "Teaching Sedition: Some Dilemmas of Feminist Pedagogy," report from the Center for Philosophy & Public Policy, University of Maryland, fall 1984; article by ILGWU official Gus Tyler re U.N. Nairobi conference on women, August 12, 1985; Business Week cover story, "Women at Work: They've Reshaped the Economy - And Now Their Wages Will Rise," January 28, 1985, and other newspaper clippings from the New York Times, New Republic, Daily World, In These Times, 1983-85

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Comparable Worth, Wage Gap
Report by the U.S. General Accounting Office: Comments on Report on Comparable Worth by the United States Commission on Civil Rights, September 1985; Civil Rights Commission New Perspectives issue on equal right for women, including comparable worth, spring 1985; Pay Equity Trends newsletters, re Yale University pay- equity strike, political party differences, September, November 1984; U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics News, 1985; "An Economic Analysis of Comparable Worth," by Elaine Sorensen, New Labor Review, fall 1982; "Replacing the Marketplace: The Trouble with Comparable Worth," by Jean Yarbrough, The New Leader, November 26, 1984; "Comparable Worth: In Praise of Muddling Through," by Sar A. Levitan and Clifford M. Johnson, The Journal of the Institute for Socioeconomic Studies, summer 1985; concluding chapter of Comparable Worth and Wage Discrimination: Technical Possibilities and Political Realities, edited by Helen Remick, Temple University Pres, 1984; supplementary statement by ILGWU official Gus Tyler to Women, Work, and Wages: Equal Pay for Jobs of Equal Value, National Research Council, 1981; "Investigating the Differences in Weekly Earnings of Women and Men," by Earl F. Mellor, Monthly Labor Review, June 1984; "The Trend in the Male-Female Wage Gap in the United States," by June O'Neill, Journal of Labor Economics, 1985; "Comparable Worth: Where Do We Go from Here? Research Needs in Comparable Worth," Heidi I. Hartmann, published in Industrial Relations Research Association Series Proceedings of the Thirty-Seventh Annual Meeting, December 28-30, 1984; ILGWU staff memo, "What Is Comparable Worth and How Does It Affect Workers in the Garment Industry?" June 1984; Bureau of National Affairs, Labor Relations Reporter, and Monthly Labor Review articles, 1985; newspaper clippings, many re U.N. Nairobi conference on women

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Workforce Quality and Skills Training
Invitation to ILG president Mazur to testify at public hearing sponsored by the U.S. Secretary of Labor's Commission on Workforce Quality and Labor Market Efficiency, with outline of topics of interest, March 22, 1989; Bureau of National Affairs article, "Advisory Committee Tentatively Agrees on Suggestions to Improve U.S. Workforce," 1989; report, "Working Capital: JTPA Investments for the 90's," A Report of the Job Training Partnership Act Advisory Committee, March 1989; correspondence; newspaper clipping