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Two photos of homework in Brooklyn, NY, with cover memo to Mazur (color originals in Kheel photo archive), January 1989; photo of homework in Union City, NJ, n.d. (original in Kheel photo archive); memos to Mazur from ILGWU VP Susan Cowell and general counsel Max Zimny re talking points for Mazur meeting with Labor Secretary Elizabeth Dole, February 15 and 16, 1989; letter to Dole from NYS Commissioner of Labor Thomas Hartnett expressing opposition to lifting ban on homework, January 16, 1989; notice to Mazur from U.S. Department of Labor advising him of department's intent to hold public hearings to lift ban on homework, with copy of legal notice in Federal Register, published December 30, 1988; Mazur press conference statement denouncing Dole's move to hold hearings to lift homework ban, March 29, 1989; notice of public hearing in New York; memos to Mazur from ILGWU legislative director Evelyn Dubrow updating on activities re hearing, January - February, 1989; correspondence from Mazur with individuals and organizations re testifying; mailing list of organizations contacted; agenda for public hearing, Industrial Homework in the Women's Apparel Industry, March 8-9, 1989, with attached newspaper clippings; statement by M. Patricia Fernandez Kelly, associate professor of sociology at Johns Hopkins University, in Response to Advance Notice of Hearing Respecting Employment of Homeworkers in the Women's Apparel Industry, March 9, 1989; statement by Mazur at Labor Department hearing to lift ban, March 29, 1989, with questions for review, March 24; transcript of hearing; statements of homeworkers about their experiences; testimony by Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan at Labor Department hearing to lift ban, March 29, 1989; statement by Jack Otero, national president of AFL-CIO's Council for Latin American Advancement, at Labor Department hearing to lift ban, March 15, 1989; statement by Judith Lichtman, president Women's Legal Defense Fund, at Labor Department hearing to lift ban; industrial homework chronology; fact sheets on homework, describing Department of Labor response under the Reagan administration; press release, "California Democrats Oppose the Legalization of Industrial Homework," February 23, 1989; press release announcing ILGWU lawsuit against the Labor Department to keep ban on homework, January 5, 1989; correspondence re decision by Judge Gesell to uphold lifting ban by Department of Labor; memo from attorneys Shea & Gardner to Zimny discussing whether to appeal decision, ILGWU v. Dole, December 14, 1989

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