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"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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