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Series I. ILGWU [series]:
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AFL-CIO Boycotts
List of companies being boycotted by AFL-CIO, with cover letter from Mazur urging that the ILGWU honor the boycott

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AFL-CIO Committees
List of AFL-CIO standing and ad hoc committees with ILGWU participants and those with no ILGWU participants, March 8, 1988; list of all AFL-CIO standing committees and members, Nov. 6, 1987

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Apparel Industry: Statistics, Union Membership
Memo to ILGWU president David Dubinsky from Research Dept. re analysis (attached) of union membership in relation to U.S. Census figures, Jan. 22, 1960; statistics for total ILGWU membership, as percent of women's and children apparel production workers, and percent change for each year, 1961-86; census statistics for production worker employment 1972, 1977, 1982 by geographic region

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Apparel Industry: Competition
Affidavit by ILGWU director of research Herman Starobin in litigation against ILGWU by Levi Sportswear, claiming union cartel, 1984; excerpt from Governor's Advisory Commission final recommendations on the cloak, suit and skirt industry, New York City, re rise of jobber-submanufacturing system, 1926; Federal Register notice re 1984 Merger Guidelines, Dept. of Justice Antitrust Division; U.S. Census statistics

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Apparel Industry Development Program: NYS (2 folders)
Letters from ILGWU president Mazur and CAF director Carl Proper to NYC deputy mayor Barry Sullivan and NYS legislators urging support for a $1 million line item in the state budget for establishment of an apparel industry development program, including a technology extension service that would position the state for a federal manufacturing extension center; text of proposal; schedule of events for visit to state capital; memos; handwritten notes

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Associate Membership
Report of the Task Force on Associate Membership, which proposed a new category to assist in organizing efforts: associate membership would be offered to workers where organizing campaigns had failed, and to those who left their jobs, in order to maintain contact

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Benefit Funds
Report of the Benefit Funds Department to the General Executive Board, Feb. 2, 1988; Report of the Task Force on Vacation and Holiday Funds, Oct. 1987; memos re drug plan, re Benefit Fund Payments, Mar. 8, 1988; letters from retirees expressing gratitude for drug plan, 1991-92; fact sheet, Health Services Plan, comparison 1990/1991, notes 1990 "crisis," "high users"; health fund fact sheet with history of fund mergers, 1986-92; articles summarizing benefit plans, printed in Justice, 1988

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Benefit Funds: National Retirement Fund
National Retirement Fund fact sheets, c. 1991; actuarial report as of January 1, 1991, by Martin E. Segal Company; estimated employer withdrawal liability for Steffen Manufacturing Co. through plan year 1990; Charles Weinstein Coat Co., Inc., calculation of partial withdrawal; ILGWU National Retirement Funds Report of Withdrawal Liability as of Dec. 31, 1991; newspaper clipping

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Benefit Funds: Union Health Center
Printed history and description of the Union Health Center, in New York City, excerpted from Breakthroughs in Health-Care Management: Employer and Union Initiatives, by Victoria George and William E. Hembree (c. 1986, Health Research Institute, Pergamon Press); note from physician for ILG official Herman Starobin, Nov. 15, 1988

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Commentary: Articles & Testimony
Articles and testimony by ILGWU officials: ILG president Jay Mazur testimony before House Ways & Means Committee re Reagan's new tax proposals, June 13, 1985; interview with Mazur as new president, 1986; interview with Mazur by Bureau of National Affairs re trade legislation, 1988; description of ILGWU: membership composition, history through Carter administration; Report of Research Dept. re imports, March 10 - Sept. 10, 1984; "Endangered Labor Market," by VP. Evelyn Dubrow and Herman Starobin in The Journal/The Institute for Socioeconomic Studies, summer 1984, warns global telecommunication will erode U.S. intellectual advantage just as globalization has undercut U.S. industry in other arenas; "Trade, Investment, and Deindustrialization: Myth & Reality," by ILG president Sol Chaikin, in Foreign Affairs, September 1982; "The Other Economy," by Gus Tyler, in New Leader, 1978, American Labor Conference on International Affairs

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Commentary: Articles & Testimony: President's Columns
Columns by President Mazur in ILGWU Justice

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Commentary: Office of Technology Assessment
Critical 6-page analysis by James Parrott, Ph.D., executive assistant to ILGWU president Jay Mazur, on the U.S. Congress Office of Technology Assessment's report "U.S. Textile and Apparel Industry," March 1986; also notes report by ILG Research Department re women's and children's apparel industry and imports, sent to OTA study author

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Computer Data Processing Committee
Minutes and handwritten notes from meetings of the General Executive Board's Data Processing Committee, 1989; Computer Services Department Report to the Data Processing Committee, March 28, 1989; Data Processing Evaluation Study prepared by Arthur Young, c. 1988

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Computer Project Subcommittee: Organizing Department
Initiated as a subcommittee of the Data Processing Committee to improve the ability of organizers to obtain information on companies, campaign efforts, and workers, explained in July 20, 1990, memo from exec. asst James Parrott; Report of the Organizing Department Computer Project, Feb. 26, 1992, prepared by exec. asst. Parrott; minutes of organizing directors meeting, April 1990; minutes and handwritten notes from meetings of the Data Processing Committee, 1992; report by Ernst & Young, "Data Processing Evaluation Study," January 1992; comments on study by ILG exec. asst. Parrott

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Computer PC Subcommittee: Database Management
Minutes of the PC Subcommittee, 1993; guidelines for accessing master files; printouts

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Computer Database Software
Correspondence and descriptive literature about Grassroots PLAN, designed for labor union legislative and political action work; brochure from AT&T for get-out-the-vote software

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Computer Database: CAF
Lists of union apparel manufacturers and other categories; memos

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Drug Testing
ILGWU Policy Statement on Drug Testing, opposing random drug tests either for pre-employment screening or to monitor current workers, recommending treatment rather than punishment, and off-duty privacy rights (intervention only when on-the-job performance is impaired), n.d.; draft statement with handwritten notes; printed publication, "Drug & Alcohol Testing on the Job: Safety with Personal Dignity," an AFL-CIO Guide, c. 1987; American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) publications: "The Drug Testing Debate: Remedy or Reaction?" 1987, and "Questions and Answers about Drug Testing in the Workplace," 1986; OCAW Reporter article by president Joseph Misbrener, "Labor Must Counter Drug Testing Treat," March-April 1987

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Earned Income Tax Credit Campaign
General Executive Board special meeting materials (agenda, remarks by president Mazur); information sheets for ILGWU staff members; coordinators' training session materials; IRS tax preparation instructions; correspondence with the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; invoices, financial records related to campaign costs

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Electoral Politics (Endorsements)
Memo from VP. Evelyn Dubrow to President Mazur re meetings with five members of the New York Congressional delegation, recommending whether to endorse each individual or run other candidate against him, October 1, 1986; memo to all NYC managers and NYS district director from Mazur, explaining endorsement of Mark Green for U.S. Senate against Al D'Amato, October 14, 1986

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Financial Report
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Garment Industry Task Force
Task force to coordinate exchange of information among existing ILGWU representation on industry-related bodies in New York. Meeting minutes and agendas, newspaper clippings; discusses activities particularly of the New York Garment Industry Advisory Committee (see also), real estate issues

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General Advisory Council
Fact sheet describing GAC: created in 1984 by ILG president Sol Chaikin, composed of mid-level ILG officers and directors not members of the General Executive Board; list of GAC members; first and second meeting minutes, February 1, August 26-28, 1985; agendas, handwritten notes, March 1986; meeting minutes, August 19- 21, 1986, discussing organizing strategies, need to raise pay for union organizers, need to target new (non-apparel) industries and overseas workers, possibly merge with other unions; printed report, "The Changing Situation of Workers and Their Unions," by AFL-CIO Committee on the Evolution of Work, February 1985; list of roll call votes on HR 1562, Oct. 10, 1985 and Dec. 3, 1985, and Senate vote, Nov. 13, 1985; 1986 Campaign Strategy Sheet: list of Republican Senators up for re-election, profile of each, including voting record on key issues; AFL-CIO Legislative Alert special report, "The Gramm-Rudman Law: How It Works - And Hurts," Feb. 3, 1986

  2  
General Advisory Council
Printed report re deindustrialization: "Crossroads of America: Choosing a Better Future for American Industry and the American People," with cover letter from ILGWU president Jay Mazur, sent to GAC members in preparation for campaign against imports; "Time to Raise the Minimum Wage," testimony by pres. Mazur to the Congressional Roundtable, Congressional Research Service, May 20, 1987; meeting agendas, handwritten notes from meetings; AFL-CIO guidelines for pre-endorsement activities by members in presidential campaign; survey of membership in preparation for 1988 election; memo re establishment of new Dept. of Associate Membership; presentation by Carl Proper re Council for American Fashion, Needle Trades Action Project (MA), and Lehigh Valley Apparel- Textile Project (PA), November 13, 1990; minutes of meeting by ILGWU exec. asst. James Parrott; suggested agenda/talking points (memo from exec. asst Parrott to Mazur) for October 26, 1990 meeting; Mazur agenda/talking points for September 24, 1991 meeting; summary of meeting, including discussion of 1992 convention, reports from committees

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General Executive Board: Minutes
Restricted. Includes summary of major decisions of the board at 1986 meeting.

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General Executive Board: Minutes
Restricted

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General Executive Board: Minutes
Restricted

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General Executive Board: Minutes
Restricted

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General Executive Board: Minutes
Restricted. Report by strategic planning consultant Klein & Co., Cambridge, MA; includes presentation to ACTWU General Executive Board

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General Executive Board: Retreat
Restricted. Handwritten notes from GEB retreat, July 21-22, 1992; list, ILGWU Goals, with letter from vice president Paul Winslow, Central States Region, correcting list of goals

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Industry Development Working Group: Minutes
Committee of the ILGWU General Executive Board; surveyed best practices of unionized apparel industry. Memos, minutes of meetings, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings

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Industry Development Working Group: Surveys (2 folders)
Surveys of manufacturers and contractors, memos

  2  
Health and Safety Department
"Safety and Health in the Garment Industry," description of activities and structure of the department; "Health and Safety Hazards in the Garment Industry," prepared by department; newsletter, Update Health & Safety, Dec. 1987- Jan 1988; brochure, "Is Your Job Making You Sick?" with cover letter by New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH), July 1988; "Using Health & Safety in Organizing," summary of two ILG organizing campaigns; research papers: "Motion-related wrist disorders traced to industries, occupational groups," by Roger C. Jensen, Bruce P. Klein, and Lee Sanderson, Monthly Labor Review, September 1983, "Understanding Statistics on occupational illness," by Harvey J. Hilaski, and "The job safety law of 1970: its passage was perilous," by Judson MacLaury, March 1981; testimony of health & safety director to county legislature in support of protection for video display terminal (VDT/computer) operators; AFL-CIO Right to Know Teleconference agenda, April 23-24, 1987; flyer re video, "A Price for Every Progress: The Health Hazards of VDTs," Labor Institute; "Women Workers: Hazards on the Job," from AFL-CIO American Federationist, August 1978; "Information Access: Health & Safety Documents You Have a Right to Under the Law," by department, n.d.; contract between department and NYS Dept. of Labor, July 1, 1988, to create an ergonomically redesigned "model shop" and conduct conferences and training sessions in English, Spanish, and Chinese; memos and press releases from U.S. Department of Labor re new OSHA proposals for formaldehyde, 1991; newspaper clippings, 1988-91

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International Relations Department
Brochure, "What in the World is the ILGWU Doing?" prepared by the department; letter from pres. Mazur to Chemical Bank president protesting loan to South African company Minorco, Mar. 6, 1989; report, ILG Program for Textile and Garment Unions re assisting black trade unions in South Africa; ad copy for Johannesburg Star by New York Labor Committee Against Apartheid; letter from Mazur to Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega protesting harassment of union members, July 28, 1988; First Summit of the Textile and Apparel Unions of the Americas to Analyze Social and Economic Integration in the Western Hemisphere: No Integration without Labor Participation, Sept. 2-5. 1991, Caracas, Venezuela; briefing memos to Mazur re visiting international delegations from Cyprus, Egypt, Indonesia, United Kingdom; Joint Statement of Fifth Joint Conference of ZENSEN (Japanese Federation of Textile, Garment, Chemical, Mercantile, and Allied Industry Workers' Unions) - ACTWU - ILGWU, Kyoto, Japan, November 26, 1987; letter from ILG organizer in Upper South Dept. re international solidarity, December 23, 1988; resolution by California Labor Federation asking ALF-CIO to change its policy to permit contact between U.S. unions and unionists of all other nations (including socialist) without government interference; International Confederation of Free Trade Unions weekly summary, re New Zealand's outlawing of unions, with hand notation by Mazur, March 21, 1991; letter to Mazur from the Committee to End the Chinese Gulag, July 19, 1991; minutes of subcommittee of International Labor Organization, March 24, 1988

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Invoices
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Invoices: Books (2 folders)
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Invoices: Subscriptions
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Legal Department
Report of Legal Department to General Executive Board, re Supreme Court reviews, March 10, 1984, September. 14, 1984, January 10, 1985, June 24, 1985; printed report by department to convention, Labor Law and ILGWU Cases re hostility of Reagan administration to labor movement (in convention proceedings, March 7, 1986)

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Locals & Affiliates
Memo proposing Guide to ILGWU Departments and Affiliates to be modeled after attached NYS Banking Department, July 22, 1988

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Canada (2 folders)
Reports, newspaper clippings, press releases, and correspondence between the ILGWU and its Canadian affiliates re imports, NAFTA/free trade, and homework. Report to the General Executive Board, January 18, 1991, submitted by Gerald Roy, Canadian director, ILGWU; "Conditions in the Women's Garment Industry: Canada," March 12, 1984, prepared by the ILGWU Research Dept.; background paper, "Canada in Crisis" by Willis Armstrong, director, the Atlantic Council of the United States; paperbound book, It's Not Free! The Consequences of Free Trade with the U.S., by the Ontario Federation of Labour; ILGWU Pre-Feasibility Study on "Toronto Sews," August 8, 1989; government report, "Assessment of Direct Employment Effects of Freer Trade for Ontario's Manufacturing Industries," prepared by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Technology, November 1985; Ministry of Labor proposed changes to Cabinet Submission re reform of the Labor Relations Act, August 12, 1991; newsletters: Ontario Labour, quarterly magazine of Ontario Federation of Labour, 1985-86; Union Fabric, ILGWU Ontario District Council, 1986-89; brochures re occupational safety and health, racial harassment, homeworkers' rights; newspaper clippings

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Canada: Quebec
"Study to the Consultative Commission on Working Conditions," presented by the Joint Council of Quebec of the Union Internationale des Ouvriers du Vetement pour Dames, Montreal, December 12, 1984; annual report, 1989-90, Quebec Federation of Labor Solidarity Fund (Le Fonds de Solidarite des Travailleurs de Quebec); Terms of Settlement between the Quebec Joint Council of the ILGWU and the Quebec Fashion Apparel Manufacturers' Guild (n.d.); discussion paper, "The FTQ-CLC Relationship and Quebec Politics, July 7, 1992; French-language edition of ILGWU newsletter Justice, December 1990; newspaper clippings

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Central States
Central States Region Report to the General Executive Board, February 1988; TV news clip transcripts, newspaper clippings; newsletter, DCWU Local 399 (Evansville, IN) News 'n Views October/November 1989; correspondence

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Eastern Pennsylvania
Correspondence re possible training programs, April 27, 1990; newsletter, Union News, December/January 1989

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Midwest
Report on homework/sweatshop operations in Chicago, July 10, 1986; newspaper clippings re black women in the labor movement (Labor Research Review, Spring 1988, #11), fading leftist activism among youth ("Activism among the Yuppoisie," Norman Atkins, Village Voice, Feb. 24, 1987), Labor '87 News re Chicago Federation of Labor endorsement of Chicago Mayor Washington

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New England
Letter of resignation from organizer, with impressions of ILGWU reputation in Massachusetts, especially among electronics workers, December 29, 1987; text of presentation by Carl Proper before TWARO seminar in Malaysia, and trip report, September-October 1986; text of television segment re garment industry in Massachusetts, WBZ-TV (NBC), March 7, 1991; correspondence; newspaper clippings

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New Jersey
Faxed memos to ACTWU president Jack Sheinkman re Liz Claiborne settlement, July 8, 1988; memo from director of New Jersey Region to ILGWU general counsel Max Zimny re agreement with Alexandra Fashions, North Bergen, NJ, and Fairbrook Enterprises, NYC, April 12, 1989; newspaper clippings

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New York City Local 10
"The Union and Cutting Contractors," submitted to the General Executive Board Committee on Local 10, Jay Mazur, February 10, 1976; collective agreement, New York Coat, Suit, Dress, Rainwear and Allied Workers' Union with New York Coat and Suit Association, Inc., and Infants', Children's & Girl's Sportswear and Coat Association, Inc., 1985-88; yearly membership census, 1983-87, with percent decline, wage averages, and arguments against wage cap; statistics about high health service plan usage, May 9, 1988; list of membership census for all ILGWU locals, comparing 1988 with 1985, and percent change; correspondence

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New York City Local 23-25
Newsletter, Local 23-25 News, 1987-90; Local 23-25, ILGWU, Report to the General Executive Board, January 1988; letter from ILGWU exec. asst. James Parrott noting that Chinatown manufacturers were not interested in exposing themselves to the publicity or scrutiny of nomination for the Labor Commissioner's Award, which was set up to improve the image of Chinatown, Feb. 11, 1992; journal clippings

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New York City Local 62-32
Newsletter, Our Union, with note to ILGWU exec. asst. James Parrott, Winter 1990

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New York City Local 89-22-1
Contract summary and brochure, "Welcome to the Union!" (both in English and Spanish); newsletters, Local 89-22-1 News; memo re outreach to deaf members, May 2, 1990

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New York City Local 99
Newsletter, Local 99 News, 1986-88

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New York City Local 102
Resolution re restructuring, August 15, 1988

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New York State
Transcript of testimony by ILGWU director of NYS District at hearings on child labor held by the NYS Dept. of Labor, July 27, 1988

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Northeast
Speech script, Northeast Staff Meeting, September 13, 1989

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Puerto Rico
Newspaper, NACLA (North American Congress on Latin America)'s Latin America and Empire Report re U.S. unions in Puerto Rico, May-June 1976; newspaper clippings

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Southeast
Newspaper clippings; memo to ILG president Mazur from exec. asst. James Parrott re suggested talking points for Atlanta, GA, staff meeting, July 22, 1989

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Upper South
Reports to ILG president Sol Chaikin and General Executive Board from Upper South Department re negotiated contracts, anticipated difficulties, lack of work, 1983-85; newspaper clippings; newsletters, the Maiden-forum, Winter 1986, and the ILG'er Western District Council, November 1985; handwritten notes

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Negotiations (3 folders)
Overview (schedule of opening negotiating sessions by local/industry association; policy guidelines; history of demands and settlements; associations (list of members); report of task force on contract language; consumer price index; benefit funds (health fund fact sheets); summary of demands; summary of negotiations; press release, "ILGWU and Major Dress and Coat Employer Groups Reach Accord on 3-Year Pacts for 35,000 Workers; Higher Wages, Increased Contributions to Health Plans, Funding to Strengthen Industry Called 'Pattern' for Northeast Outerwear"; draft of negotiation speech for Local 23-25 manager-secretary Edgar Romney

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Negotiations: Agreements
Agreements with New York Skirt and Sportswear Association, Metropolitan Area Apparel Association, Greater Blouse, Skirt & Undergarment Association, National Association of Blouse Manufacturers, National Women's Neckwear & Scarf Association, Sportswear Apparel Association, Industrial Association of Juvenile Apparel Manufacturers, Atlantic Apparel Contractors' Association, Association of Knitted Fabrics Manufacturers, Passementerie & Trimming Manufacturers Association; press releases

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Negotiations
Statistics for outerwear contracts, 1970-85; newspaper clippings

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Negotiations
Calendar of Collective Bargaining, New York State, 1987; press release, "ILGWU Negotiates Pacesetting Parental Leave," 1987; wage and price developments under 1985-88 industry agreement; collective agreement, Ladies' Apparel Contractors' Association and United Better Manufacturers Association with ILGWU and Dressmakers' Joint Council, 1985- 88; United Rubber Workers collective bargaining policy, 1982

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Organizing Task Force
Final report to the General Executive Board, 1987

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Payroll
Financial records of salaries and reimbursements to officers

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Personnel: Policies
Sexual harassment policy, 1990; memo on hiring freeze and restructuring, 1987; agreement with local 153, 1988

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Personnel: Co-op Education Program
Personnel records of participants in the NYC Cooperative Education Program (college interns, summer temporary staff)

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President's Office
Memos re restructuring; exec. VP. Wilbur Daniels resume; procedures

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Mazur Correspondence: Association Appointments
Letters noting appointment of ILGWU president Mazur to boards of other organizations: AFL-CIO committees, the Atlantic Council, Committee for National Health Insurance, Council on Foreign Relations, Fashion Institute of Technology, National Committee on Pay Equity, National Planning Association

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Mazur Correspondence
Memos and letters to and from ILGWU president Mazur

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Resolutions
1992 Convention policy statements

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Resolutions
1989 Convention policy statements

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Resolutions to AFL-CIO
Resolutions submitted by ILGWU to AFL-CIO or Industrial Union Department conventions; drafts and memo re AIDS resolution, noting need to consult with health care unions, Sept. 21, 1987

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Speeches
Speeches by ILGWU presidents Jay Mazur (Columbia University School of Social Work, 1986; Hofstra University, 1988; NYS Council of Senior Citizens, 1988; Social Democrats USA, 1987; Congressional Research Service, 1987) and Sol Chaikin on trade/globalization, minimum wage, and other economic issues

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Speeches
Correspondence and notes for speeches to the Atlantic Apparel Contractors Association, September 1989; New York Skirt and Sportswear, October 20, 1988; ACTWU Convention, 1990

 
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

  4  
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

  9  
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

  9  
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

  9  
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

 
Series III. Companies [series]:
  9  
Andmore Sportswear
Export Trade Development Projects Program client reporting form; nomination form for Commissioner's Award to Recognize Outstanding Human Resources Practices in the Apparel Manufacturing Industry, with description of Port Jervis, NY-based firm, noting labor-management committee; correspondence from Fashion Exports New York and Council for American Fashion (CAF) re expanding export of racing swimwear, especially to Japan; CAF memo to ILGWU business agent analyzing new Andmore piece-rate pay system; skills training grant approval notification from NYS Dept. of Economic Development; handwritten notes

  9  
Avalon Classics
Export Trade Development Projects Program client reporting form, noting that New York-based jobber wished to export to Europe and Asia; list of contractors jobs for selected jobbers

  9  
Carolyne Roehm
Newspaper clippings re closing of the high-end line; lacked adequate licensing agreements

  9  
Cuddle Teen Frocks
Client registration form for exporting, with description of New York-based company (manufactured 100% domestically) and its attitude toward exporting and competition in the popular-priced segment (sold to Sears, JC Penny, Target, Kmart, U.S. armed forces); list, contractor jobs created by jobber or manufacturer

  9  
Fairbrooke Enterprises
Full-page ad in Women's Wear Daily responding to article "For Wool Coats, It's a Struggle Just to Survive," January 16, 1990

  9  
Finity Sportswear
List, contractor Jobs for Jobbers; ad from Saks

  9  
Gabar
Correspondence, Gabar President and Carl Proper; Gabar contact information; Export Trade Development Projects Program Client Reporting Form; magazine clippings

  9  
Gelfo
Memo from the Council for American Fashion re interview with company management by FIT professor; notes company is being bled dry as cash cow for parent; no upgrades provided

  9  
Gloria Sachs
Article re closing of company

  9  
H.W. Jan Enterprises
Apparel Survey I: Contractors to help the Labor-Management Committee for the New Jersey Apparel Industry and the NJIT Center for Manufacturing Systems increases competitiveness

  9  
Hesteco Manufacturing
Memos re Hummelstown, PA- based company, certified for Federal Trade Adjustment Assistance for losses to imports; principal jobber, Cuddle Teen, dropped contract for cheaper overseas suppliers. Description of company; handwritten notes by CAF director Carl Proper; newspaper clipping re closure.

  9  
Intimate Apparel
Data on intimate apparel firms, contractors, jobbers for local 62-32; newspaper clippings

  9  
Leslie Fay
Annual report, 1986; reprint from Bobbin, "The Union's Call for Cooperation," by ILGWU president Jay Mazur, August 1990; Apparel Industry Magazine opinion piece by Leslie Fay president Michael Babcock, criticizing ILGWU practice of charging penalty fees to manufacturers for imports and nonunion subcontractors, August 1994; lists of inside shops and major contractors, 1990-92; agreement applying to plants covered by the Pennsylvania Supplemental Agreement, 1992; arbitration demand over pressuring contractors to lower prices, April 29, 1992; Women's Wear Daily clipping profiling chief financial officer Paul Polishan, February 9, 1989; newspaper clippings re Chapter 11 bankruptcy after accounting fraud misstated earnings, closure of last U.S. plant, 1995

  9  
Ornstein Fashions
Apparel Survey I: Contractors to help the Labor-Management Committee for the New Jersey Apparel Industry and the NJIT Center for Manufacturing Systems increases competitiveness for Garfield, NJ-based firm; letter from La Ventaja, Inc., inviting Harvey Ornstein to take advantage of LVA's shelter services eliminating legal risks and maximizing operational flexibility and cost savings through manufacturing in Mexico, with handwritten note, "I already bought my sombrero"

  9  
Pantagis
Export Trade Development Projects Program Client Reporting Form; list, Contractor Jobs for Selected Jobbers; newspaper clippings

  9  
Party Formals/After Five
Nomination of Party Formals president as Crain's All-Star by ILG president Mazur, January 29, 1992; Export Trade Development Projects Program Client Reporting Form; company press releases, newspaper clipping

  9  
Saramae/Iris Lingerie
Export Trade Development Projects Program Client Reporting Form; located in New York City and West Newark, NJ

  9  
Schrader
Newspaper clippings re purchase of label licensing by Kenar Enterprises

 
Series IV. Organizations [series]:
  9  
American Institute for Free Labor Development
Newsletters, AIFLD Outlook, article reprint

  9  
Center for the Study of American Business
Working papers on trade/protectionism, decline of U.S. manufacturing, and revival of the rust belt

  9  
Council on International and Public Affairs
Press releases on decline in real wages, U.S. jobs situation

  9  
Council on Competitiveness
Nonpartisan coalition of business, labor, and academics. Legislative and Policy Update, Feb. 1, 1993

  9  
Citizen Action
Copies of transparencies and scripts for slide show on the economy, "Calling Their Bluff on Unemployment and Inflation"; correspondence with Carl Proper; U.S. Department of Commerce News press releases; newspaper clipping re Reagan and the economy

  9  
Crafted with Pride in the U.S.A. Council, Incorporated
Coalition of U.S. cotton growers and man-made fiber producers, labor organizations, fabric distributors, and manufacturers of fabric, apparel, and home furnishings whose aim was to raise consumer awareness for looking for "Made in USA" labels. Press releases, brochure, newspaper clippings, speeches, consumer preference surveys, correspondence with advertising agency Carl Byoir & Associates, minutes of marketing committee meeting, July 24, 1990

  9  
Ditchley Foundation
Nonprofit British-based organization dedicated to the study great issues through the convening of conferences. General information on foundation; newsletters/conference reports/papers; invitation to ILG president Mazur to attend a conference on international relations 1990, with attached agenda and related materials; speech/talking points offered to Mazur by ILG director of research Starobin, "Economic Management in a Global Context"; newspaper clipping

  9  
Dollars and Sense
Fundraising letters for progressive economics newsletter, 1992

  9  
Economic Policy Council
A program of the United Nations Association of the USA. Agenda for first plenary session, October 1987; summary of meeting to ILG president Mazur by exec. asst. Parrott; member list

  9  
Economic Policy Institute
Descriptions of institute, founded in 1986 as nonprofit think tank; list of funders, 1986-88; biography of president, Jeff Faux; letters to ILGWU president Mazur from EPI president Jeff Faux, thanking him for support, noting institute's goal as alternative voice to "voodoo economics"; memos to Mazur from exec. asst. Parrott re contributions, policy issues; letter from EPI to ILGWU exec. asst. James Parrott with attached statement, sent to Congress, signed by 447 prominent economists opposing the Balanced Budget Amendment, June 12, 1992; letter from American Textile Manufacturers Institute re NAFTA, Aug. 19, 1992; EPI briefing paper, "The Myth of the Coming Labor Shortage in Rural Areas," by Ruy A. Teixeira and Lawrence Mishel, March 1992; list of conservative think tanks, Sept. 6, 1991; press releases, correspondence, newspaper clippings, handwritten notes

  9  
Economic Policy Institute: Trade
Papers by University of Maryland business professor Robert E. Scott on trade, refuting book by William R. Cline; memo to ILG president Mazur from research director Herman Starobin discussing Cline book, with attached discussion by ACTWU president Jack Sheinkman, October 2, 1987; letter from Economic Policy Institute inviting ILG exec. asst. James Parrott to a luncheon discussion of research proposal of Prof. Scott; letter to researcher Richard Rothstein from institute, discussing statistics on displaced workers; handwritten notes re Scott proposal; draft of letter to the Washington Post by Prof. Scott refuting op-ed piece re trade protection, Sept. 18, 1990; correspondence, handwritten notes

  9  
Economic Policy Institute
Letter from Secretary of Labor Elizabeth Dole re EPI report "Workforce Policies for the 1990s," March 2, 1989; letter to EPI from ILGWU research director Herman Starobin critiquing report by Richard Rothstein, "Keeping Jobs in Fashion: An Alternative to the Euthanasia of the U.S. Apparel Industry," with memo from ILGWU exec. asst. Parrott to pres. Mazur, Nov. 16, 1989, and related correspondence; letter to ILGWU exec. asst. Parrott asking him to sign "Economists' Statement in Support of Increased Public Investment," April 14, 1989; press releases, correspondence, newspaper clippings, handwritten notes

  9  
Economic Policy Institute
Briefing paper, "Getting Rid of the Trade Deficit: A Cheaper Dollar Is Not Enough," by Jeff Faux, March 1988, and responses (press clippings, letters); invitation, agenda, and related materials for conference, "The First 100 Days," June 1988; correspondence, newspaper clippings, handwritten notes

  9  
Economic Policy Institute
Invitation, agenda, and related materials for conference, "Trade, Competitiveness, and the American Standard of Living," March 1987, with registration request by ILGWU exec. asst. James Parrott; draft of paper for presentation at EPI Seminar on the Measurement of Manufacturing Output, "Trends in Manufacturing's Level and Share of Output," by Lawrence Mishel, with invitation to ILGWU exec. asst. Parrott, November 1987; briefing paper, "Competitiveness and Balanced Budgets," July 1987; reprint from the World Policy Journal, "The Post Reagan Economy: A New Democratic Deal," by Jeff Faux, spring 1986; correspondence, newspaper clippings, handwritten notes

  10  
Enterprise for the Americas Initiative
Letter to ILG president Mazur from the U.S. Secretaries of Commerce and the Treasury re Bush administration program to foster economic growth in Latin America; related materials

  10  
Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)
Board of Trustees meeting minutes, Oct. 2, describing 11 grants received by FIT for vocational training; "Report on Locations for Apparel Manufacturing Research," listing academic sites nationwide, prepared for ILG by FIT Professor Irwin Kahn; memos to ILGWU president Mazur re issues discussed at meetings with FIT president Marvin Feldman; follow-up letter from Mazur to Feldman re combining efforts to develop management training programs, model production plant, inviting him to serve on Fashion Industries Economic Development Council; brochure, "An Invitation to AAMTD: Advanced Apparel Manufacturing Technology Demonstration," sponsored by the Defense Logistics Agency of the U.S. Department of Defense, associated newsletters re training program, proposed joint robotics program; memo re meeting with FIT professor Kahn re ESL program, model plant, computerized production courses; newsletter, "FIT Economic Development News"; resolution by ILGWU Local 23-25 commending FIT for assistance to GIDC; press releases and memos re FIT export conference

  10  
Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)
Memos re meetings with FIT president Marvin Feldman; agenda for seminar, "Key Issues of the 90s"; newsletters, newspaper clippings, handwritten notes

  10  
Export Program
Descriptive material re the FIT Export Advisory Extension Service; correspondence and publicity material for "Export with the Experts" workshop; list of exporters and potential exporters compiled by the Council for American Fashion (CAF) and Garment Industry Development Corp. (GIDC); brochures

  10  
Skills Training
Correspondence re March 29, 1990, meeting re entry-level sewing skills training program for women living in public homeless shelters; "A Report on Future Independence through Training at the Fashion Institute of Technology," November 1989; handwritten notes

  10  
Federation for Industrial Renewal and Retention (FIRR)
Coalition of labor unions and nonprofit groups concerned about plant closings. Correspondence and report re Industrial Renaissance Conference, 1989; membership list; annual report, Midwest Center for Labor Research, 1989-90; FIRR newsletter, spring 1991; newspaper clippings; handwritten notes

  10  
Federation of Apparel Manufacturers (FAM)
Testimony of Federation of Apparel Manufacturers before the New York City Council Committee on Economic Development, November 11, 1988; Remarks by Jay Mazur, New York Skirt and Sportswear, re commercial rent, GIDC, trade legislation, TC2, homework, October 20, 1988; statement of Eli Elias as executive director, New York Skirt and Sportswear Association, and testimony of Eli Elias as president of the Federation of Apparel Manufacturers (with list of members), to the House Subcommittee on Labor Standards, September 16, 1986, against lifting the ban on homework; letter from Somerset Knitting Mills, Inc., to the House Subcommittee on Labor Standards, against lifting the ban on homework, September 8, 1986; letter from FAM to NYC director of economic planning re zoning plan, May 23, 1986; newspaper clipping and trade reports re chargebacks; retail performance inquiry sheet

  10  
Freedom House
Drafts of Statement on America in the Post-Cold War Era, a statement on the 50th anniversary of Freedom House; critical memos from ILG president Mazur and other ILG officials re wording of statement, anachronistic themes, simplistic characterization of the poor, economic and social issues; printed Freedom at Issue, "Freedom around the World: U.S. Policy & the U.N." January/February 1989

  10  
Seminars
Reports: "A Profile of the Labor Market in the Apparel Industry," David Weil, December 18, 1990; "Allied, Federated, and Campeau: Causes, Outcomes, and Implications," Daniel M. G. Raff and Walter S. Salmon, Harvard Business School, January 1991; article reprint from Harvard Business Review by Salmon et al.; notes re key points of Salmon presentation; seminar agendas (with handwritten notes from presentations) re robotics and automation, human resources, logistics; letter re new director of Needle Trades Action Project, 1991; newspaper clippings

  10  
Seminars: Men's Shirts
Workshop agenda, participant list, reports: "A Statistical Profile of the Men's Shirt Industry," "Improving the Performance of the Men's Dress Shirt Industry: A Channel Perspective," August 6-7, 1991; newspaper clippings, article reprint from Harvard Business School Bulletin, academic journal article

  10  
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (IFCTU)
Executive Board minutes, November 20-22, 1991; statement on the Uruguay Round of multilateral trade negotiations, urging inclusion of minimum labor standards, adopted by Executive Board, November 19-21, 1986, and GATT newsletter outlining plans; minutes of several other agenda item of November 19-21 Executive Board meeting; IFCTU publications on trade union rights and survey of violations, 1983-84, 1984-85; on Asian labor, September-October 1984; March-April and May-June 1985; Free Labour World, noting 35th anniversary of IFCTU, 1984; draft report on child labor, with cover letter to all affiliates, June 10, 1985; statement on United Nations International Year of Peace, 1986; minutes of ICFTU Working Party on Peace, Security and Disarmament, Sept. 11-12, 1986

  10  
International Labour Office
Part of the International Labour Organisation, a United Nations agency. Questionnaire to ILG president Mazur from the ILO in preparation for the 1992 meeting re the footwear and leather industry, with summary of resolutions from previous meetings; resolutions of meetings on the clothing industry, 1986; letter to Mazur from ILO Washington branch director with article re failure of U.S. to meet U.N. financial obligations, 1988; newsletters, ILO Information, re aging, Eastern Europe, 1991; ILO Washington Focus, re need for labor standards for part-time workers, 1991; Worker Rights News, published by the International Labor Rights Education and Research Fund, February 1989; Publications Update, World Bank, April 1992

  10  
Invest in America Working Group
Coalition of organizations, chaired by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and the U.S. Conference of Mayors, lobbying for a shift away from federal military spending in favor of domestic initiatives; list of members, description of organizational structure, activities

  10  
Labor Research Association (2 folders)
Correspondence re dispute within ALF-CIO over alleged support by LRA for Communist-controlled World Federation of Trade Unions, 1986; newsletters

  10  
Southern Finance Project: Financial Democracy Campaign
Organization opposing savings-and-loan bailout, banking and insurance deregulation; Financial Democracy Campaign was a coalition of community organizations, churches, and unions, co-chaired by several labor organization leaders. Briefing papers: "Holes in the Safety Net: The NOLHGA Bid for Executive Life," re National Organization of Life and Health Guaranty Associations purchase of failed S&L, November 7, 1991; "Protecting the Public From Insurance Company Insolvencies: The Swiss Cheese Safety Net and How to Fix It," June 19, 1991; "What's the Guaranty? Insurer Insolvencies, the Public, and Guaranty Funds in the South," February 1990; fact sheets, legislative updates; Testimony of Marty Leary, Research Director, Southern Finance Project, before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, U.S. Senate, February 27, 1991; research prospectus, "Retirees at Risk: Pension Plan Exposure to Insurance Industry Insolvencies," with cove letter to ILGWU exec. asst. James Parrott, November 11, 1991; "Overview of the Impact of the Collapse of the Executive Life Insurance Company," prepared by AFL-CIO Employee Benefits Department, c. 1991; newspaper clippings

  10  
Southern Poverty Law Center
Materials by the Klanswatch Project: "The Ku Klux Klan: A History of Violence and Racism," third edition, 1988; brochures; descriptive letter

  10  
Southern Regional Council
Report, "The Climate for Workers in the United States: A Study and Report by the Southern Labor Institute, a special project of the Southern Regional Council," August 29, 1986, with transcript of article by the Bureau of National Affairs summarizing findings; letter to ILG president Jay Mazur re report; newsletter, Southern Changes, re industrial recruitment (Saturn in Tennessee), racial issues

  10  
Tri-State Economic Justice Network
Association of labor, community, and religious organizations. Draft proposal, "A Concept Proposal to Establish a Development Bank for the New York-New Jersey Metropolitan Region" with cover letter; article by director Stephen Strahs in City Limits, March 1991, promoting use of Port Authority resources for establishment of development bank

  11  
Work in America Institute
Board of Directors meetings minutes, November 20, 1991; updates on activities and services; printed Progress Report, 1990-92; correspondence with ILGWU officials

  11  
Productivity Forum
Productivity Forum "New Roles for Unions" agenda, list of attendees, and presentations by United Auto Workers and Communications Workers of America, United Steelworkers of America, Energy and Chemical Workers Union local 800;

  11  
Publications
Newsletters, including headliner, "ILGWU: A Model Union Role in Industrial Development Efforts"; press releases; brochures library and information service subject index; policy study, "New Roles for Managers, Part IV"

  11  
Saturn Plant Visit
Correspondence inviting ILGWU president Mazur to tour of plant; 1992 Saturn annual report; presentation materials

 
Series V. Labor-Management Committees [series]:
  11  
Labor-Management Committees
Correspondence from ILGWU president Mazur to other officials; minutes of meetings leading up to the establishment of the Council for American Fashion as the umbrella organization of labor-management committees in the northeastern United States; speech by Mazur to NY Governor Cuomo's Labor-Management Conference, May 15, 1990, "Labor-Management Planning for a Revitalized Manufacturing Sector: The ILGWU Approach in the Apparel Industry"; Gov. Cuomo's State of the State message, January 4, 1989, hand-annotated by ILGWU exec. asst. James Parrott, with cover memo to president Mazur re highlights, creation of statewide labor-management committee; NYS Dept. of Labor newsletter, NY Works, with article about the newly established Office of Labor-Management Affairs, September 1988; hand-drawn schematic of organization of labor-management committees; handwritten notes of meetings

  11  
A. Council for American Fashion (CAF)
A labor-management committee promoting economic development in the northeast; located at ILGWU headquarters, co-chaired by ILGWU president Jay Mazur and Eli Elias, president of the New York Skirt and Sportswear Association; Carl Proper was executive director. Called first the Women's and Children's Apparel Labor-Management Committee; then Fashion Industries Economic Development Council; name changed to Council for American Fashion as of October 26, 1989.

  11  
Bylaws, Registration, Financial Records
Bylaws, charity registration forms, financial statements, handwritten notes

  11  
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS): Grant Application (2 folders)
ILGWU grant request establishing a women's and children's apparel labor-management committee (CAF), May 1989; industry problem statement (by Carl Proper?); research paper, "Critical Factors in the Success of an Area Labor-Management Committee: A Comparative Evaluation," Robert W. Miller and Frederick A. Zeller, West Va. Univ. Institute of Industrial and Labor Relations; list of parties excluded from federal grant programs, Feb. 24, 1992; correspondence, handwritten notes; articles from union publication Justice (?) re establishment CAF and new GIDC Super Sewers training program

  11  
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS): Grant Lobbying
Correspondence (letters of support from Massachusetts governor Robert Casey, Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy, Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter, etc.) with members of Congress, Labor Secretary Elizabeth Dole, and FMCS to retain/restore funding for the CAF labor-management cooperation program

  11  
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS): Grant Renewal
Grant renewal application: "Women's and Children's Apparel Labor Management Committee: Application for Continued Funding Submitted to the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service," March 2, 1991; "Notes for Continuation Funding Application to FMCS"; letters of support; notification of award, March 20, 1991; action plan for 1991-92; memo to ILGWU president Mazur from CAF exec. dir. Carl Proper, noting cancellation of funding for FMCS for 1992 due to an unnamed union representative's having antagonized the chair of the Congressional funding committee (notes current CAF grant will not be affected), Dec. 9, 1991; newspaper clipping

  11  
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS): Conference
Letters to Council for American Fashion executive director Carl Proper re presentation on CAF at the FMCS Sixth National Labor-Management Conference, January-June 1992; outline of talk; letter from Bruce Herman, director of the Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC), offering to make presentation at FMCS conference, with description of GIDC, September 30, 1991; conference program, 1990

  11  
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS): Midterm and Final Evaluations
Letter from FMCS grants manager acknowledging receipt of quarterly reports for period ending June 30, 1990, noting lack of progress, suggesting that proposal be revised, August 15, 1990; memo re visit from federal grants manager to examine records, September 18, 1990; outline of proposal revisions, directional shifts for CAF with greater emphasis on demonstration projects rather than studies; letter to FMCS discussing changes in direction, Nov. 1990; memo re reorganizing CAF into project groups, April 11, 1991; list of steering committee and other committee meeting dates, FMCS report due dates, events, other grant due dates; 1991-92 itemized budget with note, "supporting material for Sept. 1992 FMCS budget revision"; midterm and final evaluations of CAF as required by the FMCS grant: "Preliminary Assessment of the Council for American Fashion: A Labor/Management Partnership for the Apparel Industry," March 1991, and "The Council of American Fashions after Three Years - An Evaluation," May 1993, both by Norman Eiger, Professor of Labor Studies, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey; correspondence with FMSC director re request for grant extension, 1991-92; itemized budgets

  11  
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS): Final Report & Audit
Correspondence, steering committee minutes, background material for audit and final evaluation, printed brochure by CAF, "High Fashion, High Tech, High Skill: Notes on the Future of the American Apparel Industry"

  11  
Audit
Audit by Wolf & Schulman, CPA, for year ended December 31, 1992, and for the period Oct. 1, 1989 to Sept. 30, 1992; grant application, itemized budget information, memo

  12  
Audit: Time Sheets (2 Folders)
Time sheets for exec. dir. Carl Proper accounting for major daily activities; and for secretaries; Carl Proper's pocket planner, 1990-91

  12  
Personnel
Applications for project director; memos re budget for staff, May 7 and 17, 1991

  12  
Quarterly Reports to Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS): First Quarter (1989)
Includes budget change request, 13-page narrative description of project activities, newsletter, handwritten memo from Carl Proper, letter from FMCS noting progress

  12  
Quarterly Reports to Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS): Second Quarter (1990)
Includes financial status report, 14-page narrative, Steering Committee minutes, Jan. 30, 1990

  12  
Quarterly Reports to Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS): Third Quarter (1990)
Includes financial status report, 10-page narrative

  12  
Quarterly Reports to Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS): Fourth Quarter (1990)
Description of Marketing/Technology study being conducted by Kurt Salmon Associates for the Garment Industry Development Corp., the CAF affiliated labor-management committee for NYC; financial status report

  12  
Quarterly Reports to Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS): Sixth Quarter (1991)
Includes financial status report; 7-page narrative

  12  
Quarterly Reports to Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS): Seventh Quarter (1991)
Includes financial status report; 11-page narrative

  12  
Quarterly Reports to Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS): Eighth & Ninth Quarters (1991)
Narratives, financial status reports, correspondence

  12  
Quarterly Reports to Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS): Tenth & Eleventh Quarters (1992)
Budget change request, Aug. 11, 1992, and related correspondence; financial status reports

  12  
Quarterly Reports to Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS): Twelfth Quarter (1993)
Financial status report; memo

  12  
Report to ILGWU General Executive Board
Outline of structure and goals of CAF; Jay Mazur intro to report; overhead transparencies; handwritten notes; report to the GEB meeting of January 1991 by Carl Proper re accomplishments and near-term plans of Council for American Fashion and related labor-management committees; handwritten notes

  12  
Report to ILGWU Organizing Staff
The U.S. Women's Apparel Industry: Basic Characteristics and Organizing Potential; regional organizing plans; slide presentation on labor-management programs; presentation to ILGWU business agents and other staff by Carl Proper re Council for American Fashion, efforts of labor-management committees, relevance to union objectives in maintaining health of industry

  12  
Financial Records
Memo re audit required for closing out FMCS grant, Sept. 23, 1992; bills not part of grant; salary and fringe benefit costs

  12  
Financial Record
Invoices submitted to and paid by the ILGWU

  12  
Financial Records: Fashion Exports and New York
Invoices and memos in connection with Fashion Exports/New York expenses

  12  
Annual Report
Report, distribution list

  13  
Council for American Fashion
Called first the Women's and Children's Apparel Labor-Management Committee; then Fashion Industries Economic Development Council; name changed to Council for American Fashion as of October 26, 1989. Minutes, June 27, 1989; list of subcommittees and members as of Sept. 22; letter noting approval of FMCS grant

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Council for American Fashion
Report to the ILGWU General Executive Board, May 8, 1990; agenda, CAF Steering Committee, March 27, 1990; memo from ILGWU exec. ass. James Parrott to CAF director James Proper re follow-up on CAF meetings, May 17, 1990; FAM Board of Directors meeting outline of talking points, May 22, 1990; talk to Rutgers Conference on Women's Work (by Carl Proper?), May 22, 1990; memo to ILGWU president Mazur from exec. asst. James Parrott re frustrating meeting with ACTWU labor-management committee, with handwritten notes, May 23, 1990; memos to Mazur from Parrott re Leslie Fay and (TC)2, April 12, 1990; letter from Greater Blouse, Skirt & Undergarment Association to Mazur congratulating him on "swell" CAF January meeting, need for accurate public relations for Chinatown, February 7, 1990; press release, "Council for American Fashion to Modernize Apparel Manufacturing," March 22, 1990

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Council for American Fashion: First & Second Quarters (Jan.-June) (2 Folders)
Annual Report; personal note from ILGWU president Mazur to Marvin [Feldman, president of FIT], urging that Prof. Irwin Kahn be allowed the time to continue contributing to CAF and GIDC rather than being forced back to the classroom, February 27, 1991; nomination by ILGWU president Mazur of Eli Elias, exec. dir. of the New York Skirt and Sportswear Association and co-chair with Mazur of CAF, to Crain's New York Business as Crain's All-Star for 1990, related material; memo to ILGWU exec. asst. James Parrott from CAF dir. Carl Proper re finding funds in current budget for export expert, February 13, 1991; ten-page notes for continuation budget, CAF goals, for submission to Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), with note from Proper to Parrott, related memos; memo from Proper to Parrot re work situation on Long Island: homework, Chinese and Hispanic workforce, practice of Chinese-owned manufacturers moving from Chinatown to Long Island to avoid unionization, discusses specific shops, strategy, May 23, 1991; memos re export program, Hong Kong trade show; profile of Atlantic Apparel Contractors Association in Lehigh Valley Business Digest, February 1991; draft of minutes of New Jersey Apparel Labor-Management Committee, January 31, 1991, with cover note from Carl Proper to James Parrott; report of survey of Long Island, April - May 1991, by Prof. Phil Kelman, Manufacturing Management Department, Fashion Institute of Technology; "A Preliminary Assessment of the Council for American Fashion: A Labor-Management Partnership for the Apparel Industry," by Norman Eiger, professor of labor studies, Rutgers University, March 1, 1991; summary of apparel industry labor-management activities, April 25, 1991; list of CAF/GIDC exporters and potential exporters, newspaper clippings, handwritten notes

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Council for American Fashion: Third & Fourth Quarter (July-December)
Correspondence between ILGWU president Mazur and Garment Industry Development Association (GIDC) re funding requests; description of GIDC sent to FMCS; memo re ergonomics conference; application by GIDC to the NYS Dept. of Economic Development, October 1, 1991; notes re conversation with representative of Japanese retailer Takishimaya; newspaper clippings

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Council for American Fashion (2 folders)
Agenda for Sept. 10 CAF Steering Committee meeting; draft and final text of remarks by ILG president Mazur; agendas for Planning Committee meetings, January 27 and February 19, 1992 (ILGWU-CAF-GIDC-FIT); correspondence with NYC economic development officials re promotion of garment industry, including "A Proposal to Promote New York's Fashion Industry," submitted by ILGWU, Jay Mazur, President, August 1990; outline of talk to FMCS, Sept. 15, 1992 (probably Mazur); correspondence re site visit by FMCS, July-August 1992; memo re meeting with NYS Assembly leadership re garment industry economic development needs, Sept, 10, 1992; CAF planning meeting agendas or notes, May 15, July 6, August 20, Oct. 13, 1992; notes on KSA/GIDC meeting (Kurt Salmon Associates/Garment Industry Development Corp), Aug. 18, 1992; research paper, "The Role of Big Buyers in Global Commodity Chains: How U.S. Retail Networks Affect Overseas Production Patterns," Gary Gereffi, Duke University, presented at the Political Economy of the World-System Conference, April 16-18, 1992; fact sheet, "Modular Manufacturing Pay Systems: Alternatives to Piecework," Cornell ILR School, Sept. 9, 1992; article reprint, "Modular's True Colors," from trade journal Bobbin, July 1992, with note to ILG James Parrott from Carl Proper; memo from Proper to Parrott endorsing collaborating with Alfred Dunner despite being non-union manufacturer, July 23; draft proposal, Central Atlantic Manufacturing Technology Center, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Regional MTC Program, April 7, 1992; list of contractors working for top designers, Dec. 6, 1991; letter from Carl Proper as project director of Fashion Exports/New York to NJIT re developing trade with Newly Independent States (former Soviet Union), Aug, 21; list of services that CAF and GIDC could provide to manufacturers (productivity assessments, worker skills upgrading, short-cycle manufacturing development), May 30, 1992; memo re phone conversation with manufacturer requesting modular training; GIDC activity report, May-June, 1992; summary of export grant, description of CAF and Fashion Exports/New York program objectives; minutes of Aug. 13 CAF eastern Pennsylvania committee planning session; text of presentation for ILGWU New York-New Jersey Staff Conference on Labor-Management and Industry Development Programs, Gail E. Meyer, with cover note to exec. asst. James Parrott, June 3; New Jersey Labor-Management Committee Steering Committee Minutes, Aug. 5, 1992; Report of the ILGWU TARP Project, submitted by Barbara Cameron, research coordinator, September 1991 (discusses homework as a substitute for modernizing, training, and technology); letter appointing Prof. Philip Kelman as part-time Project Director for the Long-Island Apparel Labor-Management Committee, July 17, 1991; "Report of Survey: Boston Area Sewing Contractors, Week of January 14, 1991," submitted by Prof. Kelman; paper and invoice by Dr. Ellen Rosen, "Assessing the Skills Base Among Apparel Workers in the Long Island Labor Market Area (Nassau-Suffolk Counties), prepared for the Council for American Fashion," Sept. 1992; handwritten notes

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B. CAF Committees
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Marketing Committee
Strategic report of marketing committee, established to provide marketing expertise to garment industry manufacturers, particularly for exporting; agendas; handwritten notes

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Public Relations Committee
Proposed public relations activities to promote CAF and positive garment industry image; agendas and minutes; handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, press releases

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Public Relations Committee: Brochure
Drafts of manuscript, memos re text for promotional brochure, part of a PR campaign aimed at national and state elected officials and opinion leaders

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Steering Committee
Minutes, 11/8/89-9/25/91; "Role of Steering Committee and relation to various local committees such as GIDC, NTAP, Lehigh Valley"; CAF mailing list, 4/23/90; contract and reports to NYS Department of Labor with overview of CAF, 1991

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Meeting: 6/27/1989
Agenda, report by Mazur (?), handwritten notes

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Meeting: 9/15/1989
Minutes, agenda, opening remarks, handwritten notes, committee membership

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Meeting: 10/26/1989
Minutes, agenda, letters of invitation, reports of labor task force, technology, marketing, public relations committees, list of committee membership

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Meeting: 1/30/1990
Minutes, agenda, handwritten notes, reports of technology, public relations, labor force committees, summary of Needle Trades Action Project (Boston, MA, labor-management committee); letters of invitation from ILGWU president Mazur; memo from ILGWU president Mazur re expansion of committee membership, list of committee membership, description of GIDC market and technology study, materials re TC2 educational program and plant tour

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Meeting: 3/27/1990
Agenda, summary minutes, and draft detailed minutes; report of Technology Committee; agenda of Public Relations Committee; letter of invitation to FIT president Marvin Feldman; handwritten notes

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Meeting: 5/17/1990
Agenda, summary minutes, handwritten notes, attendance sheet, summary of focus group discussion on manufacturing issues, correspondence

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Meeting:9/17-18/1990
Invitations from ILGWU president Mazur to Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service grants manager, Pennsylvania and NYC government officials, and, from CAF director Carl Proper, to the president of Party Formals to attend meeting; minutes, agenda, handwritten notes; presentation by ILGWU president Mazur; notes for discussion of marketing plan and related correspondence; list of attendees; newspaper clippings

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Meeting: 11/8/1990
Invitations from ILGWU president Mazur to NYS economic development commissioner Vince Tese, from CAF director Carl Proper to the president of FIT and president of Oscar de la Renta to attend; reports of Technology Committee, Marketing Committee, notes on discussion; presentation by ILGWU president Mazur; agenda, handwritten notes

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Meeting: 2/7/1991
Minutes, agenda, handwritten notes, PR update, attendance sheet; letters of invitation, newspaper clipping

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Meeting: 3/28/1991
Minutes, agenda/outline of report; Mazur's introductory remarks; finance report, summary of technology committee meeting, report of Long Island Labor-Management Committee; letters of invitation, attendance sheet; newspaper clippings, handwritten notes

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Meeting: 9/10/1991
Agenda, handwritten notes; presentation by ILGWU president Mazur; report by New Jersey Apparel Labor-Management Committee, report by Eastern Pennsylvania/South Jersey CAF; list of attendees; newspaper clippings

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Meeting: 9/25/1991
Minutes, agenda/outline of report; reports by New Jersey, Massachusetts (Needle Trades Action Projects), Philadelphia/South Jersey, and Long Island Apparel Labor-Management Committees; draft of Fashion Exports New York brochure; handwritten notes

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Technology Committee
Notes for Technology Planning Committee Meeting, May 18, 1991; report of Technology Committee, Oct. 26, 1989; memo and proposal (TC)2/ILGWU Apparel Industry Training Program, January 15, 1990; booklet of 1990 educational programs by the National Apparel Technology Center (TC)2; apparel contractors' seminar tentative schedule for January-March 1990; vol. 1, no. 1 newsletter, GIDC News, by the Garment Industry Development Corporation; Atlantic Apparel Contractors Association Directory (n.d.); "Nine Steps to Manufacturing: The American Experience," Seminar presented in Milan, Italy, June 8, 1989 by Emanuel Weintraub Associates, Inc.; memo to ILG pres. Mazur re recommendations of Management Engineering Dept.: don't "overdo" enforcement on OHSA rules, June 24, 1988; handwritten notes; newspaper clippings

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Export Program
Notes on the first meeting of CAF Working Group; newsletter Europe 1992, "The American Business Report on Europe" re real estate and trading opportunities, May 1990; press release re Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) Forum on trade with Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union; announcement brochure, Export Trade Demonstration Project Program, NYS Dept. of Economic Development; newspaper clippings re selling American clothing in London and Japan; proposal for export mission to Japan; proposal for CAF Export Program; list of manufacturing company attendees to Export Breakfast, cosponsored with GIDC; Export Survey Tentative Results re number of firms exporting or considering exporting, by apparel product; export activities (forums) for Sept.-Oct. 1990, FIT Export Advisory Service Extension of the Small Business Center

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Export Survey Data
List of apparel companies in NY metropolitan area, profiles, and export status; active or potential exporters; compiled jointly with Garment Industry Development Corp. (GIDC) and/or Exports/New York

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Export Survey Data
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Export Survey Data
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Export Workshops: Roundtable
Oct. 10, 1990. Agenda, list of manufacturing company attendees

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Export Workshops: KPMG Peat Marwick/Redwood Associates/Vigdor
Agendas; lists of companies invited/attending; comments by attendees; articles by Irving Vigdor; statistics, U.S. Export Markets

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Skills Training: Application and Contract
Application for Training Assistance to set up a modular manufacturing unit, contracts between CAF, the NYS Dept. of Economic Development Office of Skills Training, manufacturer Marcus and Weisen, and consultant Prof. Peter Lazes, Cornell University, New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Jan. 31 and Oct. 16, 1992; budget revisions; correspondence

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Skills Training: Project Design and Execution
Agendas for working sessions; orientation session outline, June 23, 1992; preliminary design of modular work unit, October 16, 1992; updates; memos summarizing conversations with manufacturer; handwritten notes; correspondence re ergonomics project

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Skills Training: Report
Interim and final reports; correspondence

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Skills Training: Invoices
Correspondence, bills

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C. CAF Pennsylvania
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Eastern Pennsylvania/South Jersey CAF: Establishment
Description, draft bylaws, and amendments to articles of association; draft budget; application for employer identification number; memos, minutes of meetings re formation of council; Pennsylvania Department of Commerce list of financing programs and agencies to assist business and industry; resource directory for small business

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Eastern Pennsylvania/South Jersey CAF
Meeting agendas and minutes; list of potential projects; memos of conversations; correspondence soliciting contributions; handwritten notes; census map of county business patterns for Pennsylvania, with statistical sheet, 1986-87; list of apparel firms and number of employees, July 1991; newspaper clippings, Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal, June 1990, and other regional newspapers

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Philadelphia/South Jersey Labor-Management Committee: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) Grant Application and Lobbying
Proposal for Pennsylvania Women's Apparel Labor-Management Committee, submitted by the ILGWU, July 1990; Philadelphia/South Jersey Apparel Labor-Management Committee proposal submitted to the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, May 11, 1991; letters of support from members of Congress and others to approve funding for the creation of a new labor-management cooperation program for the Philadelphia-South Jersey area, funded through the FMCS

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Philadelphia/South Jersey Labor-Management Committee
Agenda, Philadelphia Textile & Apparel Initiative, December 14, 1990 (to discuss Lehigh Valley project update); notice from Council for American Fashion of first meeting of the Philadelphia/So. Jersey Apparel/Textile Labor-Management Committee, April 11, 1991; minutes of first meeting, April 30, 1991; fact sheet re Pennsylvania's apparel industry; Overview of Services, Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center Network (?); memo re telephone conversation, December 12, 1990; proposed rulemaking by Pennsylvania Dept. of Commerce and Statement of Policy re Machinery Equipment and Loan Fund Program, April 28, 1990; letters of support for committee from Fashion Apparel Manufacturers' Association, March 1, 1991; from Philadelphia College of Textiles & Sciences, May 6, 1991; information packet to manufacturers from the New Jersey Trade Adjustment Assistance Center (TAAC), NJ Economic Development Authority, re impacts from imports; data sheets on Philadelphia firms, April 8, 1991; handwritten notes

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D. Lehigh Valley (PA) Apparel and Textile Project
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Proposals, Planning
Operated as an independent entity for a time until it was taken over by CAF. Letters and memos from ILGWU officials to consultant Participative Systems; steering committee agendas, lists of attendees, letter inviting ILG exec. asst. Parrott to first meeting; 7-page press release, "Gov. Casey Announces New Program to Assist Manufacturers," August 8, 1989, re Manufacturing Innovation Networks (MAIN); press release, "Gov. Casey Says Manufacturing is Resurging in Pennsylvania," Sept. 16, 1989; Request for Proposals (RFP) by Pennsylvania Dept. of Labor and Industry; Confidential Proposal for Apparel and Textile Development Plan Initiative, Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, submitted by Atlantic Apparel Contractors' Association in response to RFP, June 1, 1989, with attached letters of endorsement; Proposal for Second-Year Funding, July 17, 1990; Proposal for Pennsylvania Women's Apparel Labor-Management Committee, submitted by ILGWU, July 1990; Proposal to Establish Employee Training Programs for Selected Apparel Firms in New York State and New Jersey, by Harry Schwartz, president, GIDC, May 18, 1988, with attached cover memo from ILGWU exec asst. James Parrott, August 8, 1989; memos re factory site visits; typed notes, "Summary of Chuck Sabel Presentation to Lehigh Valley LMC"; paper by Charles Sabel re Manufacturing Innovation Network (MAIN) project with cover memo to MAIN directors from the Pennsylvania Dept. of Labor and Industry, "Studied Trust: Building New Forms of Cooperation in a Volatile Economy," presented to T.E.P. Conference, Cite des Sciences et de L'Industrie, June 24-27, 1990; ILGWU computer printout of firms in area; written notes including list of ILGWU concerns, newspaper clippings

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Labor Force and Training Subcommittees
Press release detailing organization of Lehigh Valley project, survey results; Summary of Activities of Lehigh Valley Labor Force Subcommittee; project agenda, March 13, 1990; minutes; outline of Private Sector Training Initiative; Survey of Working Women (in English and Spanish), sponsored by the Needle Trades Action Project, Dr. Ellen Rosen, Harvard University, and correspondence with ILG officials; employee exit survey by Participative Systems; report based on survey, "Exodus from Apparel," March 1990, with press release by Atlantic Apparel Contractors Association; ethnic data for vocational schools, eastern Northampton County, September 1, 1989; other labor force demographic statistics, 1980 and 1987; Northampton Community College press release re receipt of grant to establish training center, January 22, 1990; project description; handwritten notes

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Labor Force and Training Subcommittees
Second Quarterly Report, May 18, 1990; proposal for two-year funding; conference agenda and press release, October; publicity, technology, and steering committee meeting agendas and minutes

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Labor Force and Training Subcommittees
Second Year Report, prepared by Participative System, summarizing accomplishments, recommendations for year 3; steering committee agendas; brochures for annual Pennsylvania Apparel and Textile Conference

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Lehigh Valley Project: CAF Takeover
Memoranda discussing problem areas, whether to continue Lehigh Valley project in its current form with Participative Systems, or start a new organization led by ILGWU/Council for American Fashion (CAF); proposal to Pennsylvania Department of Commerce Office of Technology Development re economic development projects (technology access, ergonomics, worker involvement, marketing for union contractors), written by CAF executive director Carl Proper over the signatures of the executive director of the Atlantic Apparel Contractors' Association (AACA) and ILGWU, with faxed messages to both for approval, January 15, 1992; summary of phone conversation with AACA director re growing use of non-union contractors, labor-management issues not amenable to resolution under current approach; list, issues to work on with Atlantic Apparel; Apparel & Textile Innovation Initiative proposed budget; Lehigh Valley Project proposed budget; list of potential and definite Lehigh Valley projects; list of possible activities of Lehigh Valley CAF and existing committees; agenda for first meeting of CAF/Eastern Pennsylvania Labor-Management Committee, Aug. 8, 1991; Apparel Steering Committee minutes, July, August 1991; correspondence re invoices; newspaper clippings; handwritten notes

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Massachusetts: Needle Trades Action Project
Revised draft report and executive summary of the Blueprint 2000 Employment Committee, "The Challenge of Prosperity," prepared by Barry Bluestone, professor of political economy, U. Mass., July 25, 1988, with cover letter from Lt. Governor's office to advisory committee members; research proposal by Ellen I. Rosen, Radcliffe College, submitted to Needle Trades Action Project, "Labor Shortages in the Needle Trades," 1988, with cover letter to ILGWU exec. asst James Parrott from Carl Proper; report of visit to the Gemini Manufacturing plant by Prof. Rosen re work process issues, with photos (originals in Kheel holdings), February 8, 1989; report, "Joint Marketing Opportunities for Fall River Contractors," submitted by the Industrial Cooperative Association to the Needle Trades Action Project Marketing Committee, August 27, 1987; printed report, "Jobs, Justice, and Miracles: Toward a Commonwealth in Massachusetts in 1990," by the Massachusetts Campaign for Jobs and Justice, supported by Massachusetts AFL-CIO, June 1989; paper by Michael H. Best, economics professor at University of Massachusetts at Amherst; paper presented at Centro Studi Economici, Milan, Feb. 6-7, 1987, "Industrial Policy and Employment Creation by City and State Governments: The Greater London Enterprise Board and Quasi-Publics in the State of Massachusetts"; unpublished paper, " Strategic Planning and Industrial Policy by Local Enterprise Boards"; publications by Department of Employment and Training: "Employment Review, January 1992, and "Employment 2000: Massachusetts Employment Projections by Occupation," July 1989; Manual for Implementing a Shared-Time Engineering Program (STEP), September 1980 through September 1983, New England Apparel Manufacturers' Association, Fall River, Massachusetts, November 1983, U.S. Department of Commerce

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E. New Jersey Apparel Labor-Management Committee
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Background
Research, surveys, preliminary proposals and correspondence; "A Strategic Perspective on State Labor- Management Cooperation Programs," Dr. Arnold M. Howitt and Dr. John Calhoun Wells, Harvard University, for presentation to the Fifth National Labor-Management Conference, May 30-June1, 1990; "Strategies for the Implementation of New Manufacturing Techniques in the New Jersey Apparel Industry," Ellen I. Rosen, Ph.D., director, Labor Market & Employment Resources, December 1991

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Proposals: Lobbying
Coalition of ILGWU, industry associations, and independent manufacturers aiming to upgrade technology, improve production and delivery methods, and expand exporting. Proposal to Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, May 11, 1991, and letters of support from labor and industry officials; proposal, June 1990; letters to New Jersey state officials (Governor James Florio, Labor Commissioner Ray Bramucci, Commerce Commissioner Barbara McConnell) from ILGWU president Mazur seeking funding for New Jersey Apparel Labor Management Committee; memos of meetings, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings; brochures, "New Jersey's Urban Enterprise Zone Program" and tax questions and answers, 1992

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Minutes
Agendas, minutes, lists of members; transcript of talk to first meeting; notes re phone conversations with Bruce Herman, Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC), March 7,1991; with Richard Hatch, New Jersey Institute of Technology, April 2; State of the State address by Gov. Jim Florio, January 8, 1991; handwritten notes

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Minutes
June-October Agendas, minutes, lists of members; proposal for a Regional Industry Service Center; letters from members of Congress and others supporting grant proposal; correspondence from Council for American Fashion (CAF); result of survey of firms, 1991; exporting workshop flyer; newspaper clipping re legislation targeting sweatshops

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Minutes
Agendas, minutes; notice of new OSHA formaldehyde regulations, September 1992; list of programs initiated by the committee, programs the committee should like to initiate, problematic programs; proposal to committee for Modular Manufacturing Pilot Project at D. Glasgow & Son, Inc., August 1992; marketing workshop proposal; letter from New Jersey Institute of Technology re New Jersey Apparel Manufacturing Conference, May 11, 1992; letter to Council for American Fashion from New Jersey Division of International Trade re delegation of Italian government officials interested in exports from U.S.

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Workplace Literacy
Proposal for a Workplace Literacy Program, submitted by the Institute for Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University, in partnership with the ILGWU and the New Jersey Apparel Labor Management Committee, July 10, 1992

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Surveys: Data
ILGWU Advisory Committee on Training job skills questionnaire results, by local, 1990; lists of firms for possible employer assessments, 1991

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Surveys: Management
ILG/Council for American Fashion (CAF) management assessment surveys of contractors, lists of companies, memos, 1991; CAF newsletter re relationship with Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), Fashion Forward, 1990; trade journal clipping

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F. Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC)
Nonprofit public-private labor-management coalition of small and midsize apparel firms producing in the New York City area, worked closely with Council for American Fashion, Fashion Exports New York; activities focused on vocational training, English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction, and facilitating exporting

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Records
Summary of Activities, First Year of Operation, June 1984-85; memo by ILGWU exec. asst. James Parrott, Plan of Action for Restructuring GIDC, August 27, 1987; memo from Parrott to Mazur re NYC/NYS garment industry development issues, August 19, 1987; memo to ILG president Mazur, summary of labor-management committee activities, July 28, 1987; letters from Mazur to commissioner of NYC Office of Business Development and to NYS director of economic development Vince Tese in support of GIDC grant application for skills training for dislocated garment workers in Chinatown, October 6, 1987; press release from Office of the Mayor announcing creation of industrial garment condominium in Chinatown; newspaper clippings, handwritten notes

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Records
"An Introduction to the Garment Industry Development Corporation," by Jay Mazur and Eli Elias; Annual Reports, 1987- 1988, 1988-1989; Proposal for Expanded City Assistance to New York City's Garment Industry, March 1988, ILGWU; agenda, Board of Directors meeting, June 28, 1989; fact sheet and press release re training center; marketing and technology project summary and request for proposals; letter to NYC Office of Business Development re joint newsletter between GIDC and CAF; newspaper clippings, handwritten notes; photos from fashion show (modeled by sewers? originals in Kheel photo archives)

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Koch
Correspondence with office of Mayor Ed Koch, internal memos and handwritten notes re Koch briefing, newspaper clippings; outline of proposed activities, 1988-89, proposed activities for expanded GIDC, October 9, 1987

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Chinatown
GIDC brochure, "Help for the Chinatown Garment Industry"; draft report, "Rents, Lease Terms and Utility Charges in the Chinatown Garment Industry: 1981, 1984 and 1986," prepared by GIDC, April 1986; analysis of local 23-25 members by borough and zip-code place of residence; analysis of Chinatown industrial lofts converted from factories into office space, October 1986

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Chinatown: Press
Summaries and full text of major news stories carried in Chinatown newspapers

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Chinatown: Press
Summaries and full text of major news stories carried in Chinatown newspapers

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Chinatown: Press
Summaries and full text of major news stories carried in Chinatown newspapers

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Advisory Committee on Training (ACT): Job Referral Task Force/Jobnet (2 folders)
Established by the ILGWU to assist GIDC staff in skills training. Working guidelines for NY Metro Area Job Referral Network; meeting notices and minutes; remarks by ILGWU executive VP Edgar Romney at counselor training session; lists of counselors; corresp. re JobNet Coordinator position. see also NYC Industrial Literacy Program

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Advisory Committee on Training (ACT): Skills Training (2 folders)
Agendas and minutes of ACT, September, October 1990; memo outlining objectives of the ACT Task Force on Job Referral, November 26, 1990; description of Task Force on Needs Assessment, November 27, 1990; comments on New Jersey survey results; list of local job development agencies, 1989- 90; draft proposals for classes, joint ILGWU-GIDC skills training programs; memo to ILGWU president Mazur re literacy/adult education issues to be discussed with NJ governor Florio; memos re coordination of programs, restrictive funding criteria, need for programs to recruit and train new sewing machine operators from pool of welfare recipients; meeting agendas and minutes; transcripts of newspaper articles (World Journal); descriptive brochure re sewing machine operators; letter to ILGWU from Center for Law and Education re meeting with unions on vocational education, agenda, project description; outline of increased funding needs for Employer Specific Skill Training grants, noting funding sources; letter to NYS Dept. of Labor re shortage of skilled labor; analysis of responses to survey of members of Federation of Apparel Manufacturers re need for skill upgrading; report, "The Labor Market Experience of ILGWU Technical-ESL Students," prepared for the Worker-Family Education Program of the ILGWU by Sheila Collins, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Political Science, William Patterson College, January 1990

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Advisory Committee on Training (ACT): Skills Training Questionnaires
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Jobs Created: List of Firms
List of contractor jobs created by jobbers or manufacturers; firms involved in labor-management activities

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Marketing and Technology Study
Proposal summaries, letters in support to New York State Dept. of Economic Development/Urban Development Corporation (UDC) Commissioner Vince Tese from ILGWU Mazur; letter in response from Tese; letter to Association for a Better New York; letter to Port Authority of New York and New Jersey; newspaper clipping, handwritten notes

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Kurt Salmon Associates (KSA): Marketing and Technology Study
Report, "Keeping New York in Fashion," 1992, prepared for GIDC by Kurt Salmon Associates (KSA); agenda for meeting describing project, June 13, 1990; Request for Proposals, Women's and Children's Apparel Marketing and Technology Study; interim report, November 26, 1990; list of potential participants in Quick Response project; newspaper clippings, handwritten notes

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Kurt Salmon Associates (KSA): Quick Response Project (2 folders)
Proposal outline draft, August 30, 1991; primary notes from the focus group, June 26,1991, with cover letter to GIDC president Bruce Herman; draft, Succeeding in Apparel in the Nineties, by KSA, June 1991; report, "GIDC: Keeping New York in Fashion," by KSA, August 18, 1992; "Saks/After Five Quick Response Demonstration Project," by KSA, April 1992; draft, "Saks/Carole Hochman Quick Response Demonstration Project," by KSA, May 1992; press releases, KSA newsletters, and other printed publicity materials; handwritten notes, newspaper clippings

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Board of Directors
Board of Directors meeting minutes, March 28 and June 13; memo to ILGWU president Mazur from GIDC president Adam Friedman, "Program Status Report," summarizing activities of first three quarters of fiscal year, April 2, 1990; Application to the New York State Department of Economic Development Regional Economic Development Partnership Program, submitted by the Garment Industry Development Corporation, July 6, 1990, with cover note to ILGWU exec. asst. James Parrott; supporting materials re nomination of GIDC for U.S. Dept. of Labor "LIFT" outstanding training award, including history and achievements of GIDC and overview of garment industry in NY; newspaper clippings; letters and telegrams from ILGWU president Mazur to NYS Senate and Assembly leaders re restoring funding to Employer Specific Skills Training Grant (ESSTG) program, related correspondence; Marketing and Technology Study Interim Report re needs of NYC manufacturers, by Kurt Salmon Associates; Discussion Outline for GIDC covering the Strategic Planning Study by Kurt Salmon Associates; application to NYS Regional Economic Development Partnership Program for Employer Needs Project; memos to Mazur re GIDC budget cuts

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Annual Report
Annual Report, 1989-90; list of board members, 1990-91; press release re marketing study commissioned with Kurt Salmon Associates, Sept. 10, 1990; correspondence between ILG president Mazur, coat manufacturer Fairbrooke Enterprises, and Vince Tese, NYS Commissioner of Economic Development re grant to train employees on new state-of-the-art equipment that had been sitting idle for lack of skilled operators, August 1990; letter from, Mazur to U.S. Secretary of Labor supporting GIDC proposal for grant for bilingual vocational training to upgrade skills of dislocated garment workers, Aug. 29, 1990; GIDC budget and salary recommendations to the board of directors, June 5, 1990

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Board of Directors
January-February Activity Report; 1991; "Summary of Accomplishments During 1989-90 Program Year"; memo to ILG president Mazur re GIDC accomplishments, 8/21/90; statement to auditors signed by GIDC president Bruce Herman and treasurer Jay Mazur, Aug. 31, 1990; auditor's report, June 30, 1990; financial records (revenue sources); correspondence with consultants Kurt Salmon Associates; handwritten notes from board meeting, 12/12/90; correspondence with speaker of the NYS Assembly re budget cut, Jan. 28, 1991; from Regional Education Center for Economic Development, thanking Mazur for successful lobbying effort to restore funding, Jan. 14, 1991; memo to Mazur from Bruce Herman re invitation from Australian Manufacturing Council (attached) for trip, and proposed trip to Hong Kong to examine competition, March 15, 1991; press release by Hong Kong Trade Development Council re 1991 Fashion Week; edited press release re appointment of Bruce Herman as president of GIDC, Jan. 31, 1991; profile of GIDC president Bruce Herman in Crain's New York Business, Mar. 1, 1991; correspondence with applicants for president of GIDC, attached list of applicants; child care survey (English and Spanish); edited copy for newsletter, Nov. 9, 1990; memo to Mazur's exec. asst. re state audit of old Super Sewer's program, requesting intervention with Dept. of Labor to avert "tremendous waste of both our resources" and "nightmare" review of eligibility issues, Nov. 19, 1990; positive evaluation of Super Sewers program by NYC Dept. of Employment

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Board of Directors
Mar.-Apr. activity report; report on NY area garment industry: Interim Review of Findings, Analyses, Recommendations of Strategy Planning for GIDC, by Kurt Salmon Associates; data on children's wear firms; memos re training for ex-Domsey (Brooklyn) workers, alternative funding sources to federal grants due to ineligibility of undocumented immigrants; report on problems with training program: lack of cooperation by employer partner/grant recipient Metropolitan Fashion Center (MFC; see also separate heading) in hiring trained graduates, need for ILGWU to assist in placement in decent jobs to restore integrity of program; letters from Mazur to department stores Macy's, Bloomingdale's, Alexander's, re meeting with GIDC to discuss market trends; statistical analysis of child care survey of ILGWU garment workers; profile of GIDC president Bruce Herman in Crain's New York Business, Mar. 1, 1991

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Board of Directors
July-Sept. Board of Directors meeting agenda and handwritten notes, 7/25; minutes, 4/17; memo to Executive Committee re FY92 budget and salary recommendations, GIDC budget, 1991-92; memo re ILGWU contributions for FY91 and 92 by local; letters to local managers from ILGWU president Mazur soliciting contributions; correspondence re personnel issues; job description for job development consultant; invoices for equipment; memos re union benefits policies as impediments to training recruitment, employer evasion of unemployment insurance payments and impact on worker retraining eligibility under federal guidelines

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Board of Directors: Exports
Agenda, Fashion Exports New York, 7/1; project budget; computer printout, U.S. Export Markets by country of destination and apparel category, 1987-91; newspaper clippings

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Board of Directors
Oct.-Dec. Board of Directors meeting agenda, 11/19; minutes, 7/25; Sept.-Oct. activity report; GIDC FY92 budget; A Child Care Study of the Garment Industry executive summary and newspaper clippings; project proposal and list of advisory committee members for Women's Apparel Quick Response Supplier Network to develop faster production turnaround capabilities for high-value product; Fashion Exports New York brochure; printed article re lack of government support for NY garment industry by ILGWU president Jay Mazur in Crain's New York Business

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Board of Directors
Jan.-Mar. Activity reports re training program, child care; Small Business Advisory Board member list and mission statement; conference program, "Moving Toward a Safer and More Productive Workplace," proposal to the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation by the Urban Research Center of the Wagner Graduate School of Public Service (NYU) for feasibility study on reviving specialized manufacturing in the outer boroughs, request from program officer to GIDC for evaluation; letters from NYS Dept. of Economic Development re grant approvals for GIDC and Metropolitan Fashion Center of Greater NY (MFC); proposal for Expo Tech 92, educational event re computer automation for small business, by Manhattan Development Corp.; audit of GIDC 1990-91 financial statement; draft of Kurt Salmon Associates' marketing and technology assessment of NY women and children's apparel industry; initial planning meeting agenda for project of Clark Foundation, "How Can We Get NY Working Again? Employment Strategies for New York City" with note from GIDC president Bruce Herman to ILGWU exec. Asst. James Parrott; handwritten notes of meetings; newspaper clippings

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Board of Directors: Forum
Jan.-Mar. Keeping NY in Fashion forum: list of participants, executive summary, draft and final script of speech by ILGWU president Jay Mazur, letter from NYS Office of the Governor inviting Mazur to speak; press release, newspaper clippings; copy of photo of Bob Frazier, Kurt Salmon Associates (original in Kheel photo archives); photocopies of slide presentation re garment industry

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Board of Directors
Apr.-June Board of Directors meeting agenda, 6/30/92; minutes, 11/19/91; FY92-93 salary recommendations; correspondence with Consortium for Worker Education re contract for vocational training for dislocated sewing machine operators, ESL instruction; course evaluation survey results; lists of training programs, 1991-92; correspondence with Mazur re promotion of exports; budgets

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Board of Directors
July-Sept. July-August activity report; draft of agreement between GIDC and Kurt Salmon Associates (KSA) to develop Quick Response Supplier Network demonstration projects to improve garment manufacturing turnaround time; KSA consulting rate sheet; letter from KSA reporting poor response from high-end department stores and manufacturers; letters from ILG president Mazur to locals, requesting contributions to GIDC; discussion of RFP from Con Edison to implement energy efficient technologies; description of project manager position, letters of application, recommendation for hire; memo re skills training programs; memo re exhibit at annual Bobbin Show; 1992-93 budget amendment

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G. Metropolitan Fashion Center
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Metropolitan Fashion Center
Proposed production facility at the Brooklyn Army Terminal serving Chinatown manufacturers, financed by a grant from the State of New York, with training of factory workers provided by GIDC. Letter from NYS Department of Economic Development Commissioner Vince Tese to Metropolitan Fashion Center, notifying of award of grant, Mar. 27, 1992; description of center; report, "A Day Care Center in the Brooklyn Army Terminal: A Needs Assessment: Current and Potential Demand," prepared by the ILGWU with the cooperation of the Public Development Corporation, Dec. 6, 1990; letter from NYC mayor David Dinkins to ILG president Mazur thanking him for doing the needs assessment for a pilot day care center; memo from ILG vice president Susan Cowell to Mazur re ILG support for day care center as an economic development issue, Feb. 6, 1991; draft marketing proposal by ILG exec. asst. James Parrott, with cover letter, Jan. 4, 1991; update, Feb. 15, 1991; hand-edited draft of letter/request for proposals for consultant to develop marketing plan; Request for Proposals for Women's and Children's Apparel Marketing and Technology Study; ILG memos expressing frustration with MFC for not putting up its share of funds for the marketing project, concern that further delay will damage credibility of ILG and GIDC, Aug. 1991; correspondence between MFC principals Sherman Ng and Edison Wong and ILG exec. asst. James Parrott, NYS director of Industrial Effectiveness Programs, and others, re MFC's cash flow projections, shifting commitment to the project, 1990-91; press releases from MFC and equipment maker Juki Corporation, 1990; newspaper clippings, handwritten notes

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Metropolitan Fashion Center (MFC): Marketing Proposals (2 Folders)
Responses to Request for Proposals by: Emanuel Weintraub Associates (with handwritten notes of meeting, Mar. 14, 1991); Deloitte & Touche, 1990; KPMG Peat Marwick, "Market Plan for Recapturing the Competitive Edge in Apparel Manufacturing," Mar. 8, 1991; handwritten notes comparing proposals, Mar. 91

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Metropolitan Fashion Center (MFC): Marketing Study, Kurt Salmon Associates
Correspondence from Kurt Salmon Associates; revised project plan; notes of meetings with detailed internal issues discussion, final report, May 7, 1992; projected levels of employment

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H. Management Consultants: Emanuel Weintraub
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Management Consultants: Emanuel Weintraub
Proposals and reports by management consultant on marketing, flexible manufacturing systems; seminar materials on competitiveness; article reprints, authored by Weintraub, from Bobbin; newsletters, The Weintraub Report; correspondence with ILGWU exec asst James Parrott; handwritten notes

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Management Consultants: Emanuel Weintraub
Proposals and reports by management consultant on marketing, flexible manufacturing systems; seminar materials on competitiveness; article reprints, authored by Weintraub, from Bobbin; newsletters, The Weintraub Report; correspondence with ILGWU exec asst James Parrott; handwritten notes

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I. Fashion Exports/New York (FE/NY)
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Fashion Exports/New York (FE/NY)
A cooperative project of the Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC) and the Council for American Fashion (CAF). Letter from NYS Department of Economic Development commissioner Vince Tese to the Garment Industry Development Corp. (GIDC), notifying them of a grant award to develop an Export Trade Development Project, January 10, 1991; overview of FE/NY's mission, May 28, 1992; letters of application for resource coordinator; memos discussing sending FE/NY director/program coordinator Leah Kaplan to European trade show Igedo, outline of plans, and letters of support; project budget; typed notes on meetings/conversations, 1/22/91 and 1/24/91; Export Success Stories, August 13, 1992, re Maidenform and Andmore; drafts of brochure; printed brochures: "Canada First!" "Selling to Latin America," and "Fashion Exports New York"; descriptive text, with hand editing, for overseas brochure re Fashion Exports/New York, with cover letter requesting comments, Aug. 7, 1992; description of Request for Proposals for GIDC Export Grant Application, Sept. 10, 1992; correspondence between FE/NY's Kaplan and CAF re meetings with local firms, Russian and other international companies interested in exports, Japan Apparel Initiative (see also Japan, Kobe Mart); letters of support from firms and NYC government for grant renewal; advisory notices to ILGWU local managers re export assistance given to firms in their jurisdictions; newspaper clippings, handwritten notes

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FE/NY Budget
"Notes on FE/NY Spending"; CAF Budget Check, 11/6/91; memo, "Export Contract Extension Request," Apr. 23, 1992; CAF Finance Report: Report to Steering Committee, Mar. 23, 1991

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FE/NY Client Companies
Lists of companies receiving assistance from FE/NY export program; general mailing list; correspondence

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FE/NY Financial Reports (4 folders)
Quarterly reports to the New York State Department of Economic Development

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FE/NY Invoices
Copies of invoices and checks written by the ILGWU or GIDC for Japan export trade show and other joint export projects with the Council for American Fashion (CAF), the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), and Fashion Exports/New York

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American Apparel Manufacturers' Association (Export Promotion)
Handwritten list of members; list of ILG firms belonging to AAMA, 12/19/91; memo from Council for American Fashion expressing eagerness of CAF, GIDC, and FIT to participate in an event similar to the Au Printemps promotion (copy of article attached)

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Consultants
List of export experts used in Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) seminars in 1990; correspondence and materials from export consultants APCO Associates, Assist International, Hedy Wilder Associates, Coopers & Lybrand, and Redwood Associates/Irving Vigdor; plan for export expansion seminars cosponsored by KPMG Peat Marwick, the U.S. Dept. of Commerce Office of Textiles and Apparel, and Irving Vigdor; copy of slide presentation on the European Commission; handwritten notes; brochures

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Export Assistance: Federal Government
Announcement by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce of the establishment of the Consortia of American Businesses in the Newly Independent States (CABNIS) grant program for companies interested in exporting to the former Soviet Union and aiding in its privatization, July 13, 1992; Small Business Administration fact sheets, export workshop calendar, publications; newspaper clippings

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New Jersey Institute of Technology
Announcement by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce of the establishment of the Consortia of American Businesses in the Newly Independent States (CABNIS) grant program for companies interested in exporting to the former Soviet Union and aiding in its privatization, July 13, 1992; letter from the Council for American Fashion to the New Jersey Institute of Technology endorsing its application for CABNIS grant, August 21, 1992; handwritten notes

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NYC
Letter from ILG president Mazur to NYC mayor Dinkins requesting meeting to plan promotion of exports to Japan, December 12, 1990; letter from GIDC/ILGWU to NYC deputy assistant commissioner requesting additional grant money for Fashion Exports/New York for FY 1992-93; confidential letter from ILG president Mazur to NYC deputy mayor requesting additional grant money, noting state aid will run out; descriptive summary of Pilot International Matchmaking Program, a project of the NYC Office of International Trade & Investment (Department of Ports & Trade) with the European Cooperation Network; correspondence between Office of International Trade & Investment and Council for American Fashion re working together, May 7, 1990; draft text of brochure to promote NYC manufacturing facilities to foreign designers; description of Motexha international trade fair held in Dubai, United Arab Emerites, 1990; newspaper clippings

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NYC: Brooklyn Goes Global
A project of Brooklynworks, a coalition of industry, academic, and labor institutions. Program description; description of proposed global fashion show; letter from Garment Industry Development Corp. (GIDC) to ILG officials expressing reservations about show as promoting fragmentation of industry, but interest in telemarketing aspect, March 30, 1993

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NYC: Holtzman Report
Study by New York City comptroller Elizabeth Holtzman re possible public initiatives to promote exporting, with summary press release

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New York State
Letter from NYS Dept. of Economic Development commissioner Vince Tese to Garment Industry Development Corp. (GIDC) that grant has been approved under the Global Market Export Service (GEMS), Feb. 2, 1993; letter from Council for American Fashion (CAF) to NYS Dept. of Economic Development suggesting revising GEMS grant eligibility to reflect how NYC garment industry is organized (jobber/contractor distinction), August 4, 1993; announcement from NYS Dept. of Economic Development re availability of export assistance grants to small businesses and nonprofits, August 15, 1991, with application form; letter from the executive director of the Port Authority of NY & NJ to ILG president Mazur discussing closer collaboration with the Garment Industry Development Corp. (GIDC), Sept. 19, 1990; memo from FE/NY coordinator to GIDC proposing areas of collaboration with Port Authority, July 12, 1993; brochures for NYS Global Export Market Service (GEMS); for World Trade Center Network; bulletin from NYS Dept. of Economic Development, "Export Opportunities for New York State Businesses"; flyer from NYS Dept. of Economic Development, "Export to Europe Now"; description of Eximbank Working Capital Loan Guarantee Program, Port Authority of NY & NJ; brochure, "Bringing New Products to the World's Great Marketplaces," by XPORT, the Port Authority's export trading company

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Nonapparel Industries
Newspaper clippings

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Statistics
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J. FE/NY: Country Markets and Trade Shows
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Canada
Brochure, "Canada First! Textiles/Apparel Seminar," March 18-19, 1991; press release from accountants KPMG Peat Marwick, "'Canada First' Program Offers Apparel and Textile Companies Business Strategies for Canadian Market," September 3, 1991; newspaper clippings

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Europe
"Trade Opportunities: Europe," summary sheet by Fashion Exports/New York; list of international trade shows; memo re Premier trade show in England; list of European buyer groups for apparel and letter sent to them from FE/NY offering free services, April 20, 1992; breakfast meetings sponsored by FE/NY about exporting opportunities to Europe (Igedo trade show); list of apparel and textile export trade shows around the world through October 1992, by U.S. Dept. of Commerce; the Euro-American Club's Bulletin, Sept./Oct. 1991; announcement by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce of the establishment of the Consortia of American Businesses in the Newly Independent States (CABNIS) grant program for companies interested in exporting to the former Soviet Union and aiding in its privatization, July 13, 1992; letter to ILGWU from Scott Tag & Label, re need for conversion to metric system; newspaper clippings on trade fairs, including pullout of ACTWU and Clothing Manufacturer's Association from SEHM show in Paris; handwritten notes

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Europe: Igedo Trade Show
Announcements/information packets for annual Igedo Dusseldorf (Germany); memos from Council for American Fashion; list, "FE/NY Firms Potentially Interested in IGEDO"; list of U.S. exhibitors, 1991, with question as to whether any are ILGWU firms; newspaper clippings

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Europe: Igedo Trade Show Preparations and Follow-up
Memos from CAF re funding and letters of support for FE/NY coordinator Leah Kaplan to attend; letters from Kaplan to firms preparing to attend; post-conference briefing memos to firms re contacts made, interest expressed by German buyers

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Europe: Germany
Report by the Roche Group under contract to Kormos, Harris & Associates for Industry, Science and Technology Canada, "European Market Entry Planning: West Germany"; overview of market outlook; Business Week article, "Think Small"

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Europe: Netherlands
Apparel market study for the Netherlands, Aug. 1989; correspondence

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Hong Kong
"Hong Kong's Market for Apparel and Clothing Accessories"; "Industry and Product Profile: Hong Kong's Clothing Industry", 1991; visitor arrival statistics, 1991; correspondence between Garment Industry Development Corp. and Council for American Fashion re first trade mission of Hong Kong buyers to the U.S., expressing concern over whether intent of delegation is to "knock off" New York designers for local producers; faxed notice to ILGWU local managers re status of buyers' mission, noting concern over intent, Oct. 7, 1992; briefing itinerary at U.S. Dept. of Commerce office in NY; speech delivered to the Asia Society in New York by Kazuo Wada, chairman, Yaohan Department Store Company, "Yaohan's International Strategy," April 23, 1990, re why store is relocating to Hong Kong, with note from GIDC to CAF; press release from the Hong Kong Trade Development Council re Hong Kong Fashion Week 1991; press release from the Italian Trade Commission re participation in Hong Kong Fashion Week 1991; letter to Garment Industry Development Corp. from Hong Kong Trade Development Council confirming exhibit space at Hong Kong Fashion Week 1992, noting past participants from Italy and Japan;

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Japan
"The Japanese Apparel Market: A Brief Industry Report"; export regulations re labeling requirements, tariffs, list of trade shows; correspondence re trade shows, incl. announcement from the U.S. Dept. of Commerce re U.S. Children's Fashion Trade Fair, 1992; lists of Japanese buying delegation and other contacts; list of Japanese organizations in the Japan Apparel Initiative (JAI); letter from the U.S. Embassy in Japan to ILG exec. asst. Parrott re possible Japanese markets for New York apparel firms, Oct. 1991; newspaper clippings

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Japan: CAF Exports Workshop
Letter of invitation from Fashion Exports/New York (FE/NY) to manufacturers, with description of program; list of invited firms; agenda; prepared comments to participants

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Japan: Japan Apparel Initiative (JAI) Fashion Show and Buying Mission
A cooperative effort of the Council for American Fashion (CAF), Fashion Exports/New York, Garment Industry Development Corp. (GIDC), the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)'s Xport Advisory Service Extension (EASE), the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's trading company XPORT, and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). "Briefing on Japan Apparel Initiative" includes descriptive sheet with overview of each entity, description of Japanese market, agenda for August 12, 1991, briefing, preview description of October NY Women's Apparel Buying Mission (fashion show), preview description of Japan Trade Mission to Kobe Fashion Mart and Tokyo (Feb. 1992); press releases; letters of invitation to briefing; description of benefits of participating in Japan Apparel Initiative; description of fashion at Oct. 1991 show; newspaper clippings

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Japan: Japan Apparel Initiative (JAI) Fashion Show and Buying Follow-Up
List of Japanese participants; thank-you letter translated into Japanese; largely negative follow-up questionnaire of Japanese buyers at Oct. buying mission/fashion show; largely negative follow-up with U.S. firms participating in Oct. buying mission/fashion show; confidential memo re meeting with representative of Takishimaya department store, notes different view of Japanese demand for U.S. goods than thought by bureaucrats, poor timing of show set by Port Authority; memo from CAF director Carl Proper to ILGWU exec. asst. James Parrott re meeting with Xport/Port Authority, perception by Japanese of U.S. apparel as low quality, Dec. 5, 1990; list of jobbers/manufacturers and contractor jobs created; export surveys

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Japan: Japan Apparel Initiative (JAI) Japanese Retailers
Report, "Japan's Ten Leading Department Stores"; Japanese Trading Firms in the City of New York; Local Branches of Japanese Department Stores; memo re Japanese department store Isetan's request for coat manufacturers, with list; printed corporate literature of conglomerate Tomen, with cover letter from Tomen Apparel Group; correspondence with Ben, Ltd., chain store re buying trip for casual wear, men's wool sweaters

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Japan: Japan Apparel Initiative (JAI) Showroom Visits
Letters from Council for American Fashion to apparel design firms asking to visit showroom with representative of the Japanese External Trade Organization

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Japan: JETRO
Printed publications and statistical information by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) re doing business in Japan; NYS Dept. of Economic Development announcement re JETRO Leisure and Recreation Import Fair 1992

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Japan: Kobe Fashion Mart
Printed materials by the Japanese Market Center and correspondence with the Council for American Fashion (CAF), Fashion Exports/New York, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey re exhibiting at the Japanese trade show; lists of invited companies

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Japan: Market Studies
"Overview of the Japanese Distribution System," by Asia Link Consulting Group; several printed editions of "Your Market in Japan" series re formal wear, sportswear, and swimwear, 1990; business facts & figures for 1992; excerpt from report, "The Apparel Market in Japan," 1988

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Mexico
Market report prepared by Fashion Exports/New York (FE/NY); list of contacts expressing interest in NY manufacturers, 1993; fact sheets on NY firms with Spanish cover letter; brochure for export conference, "Negocios Mexico: Doing Business in Mexico," Mexico City, June 5-8, 1993; newspaper clippings

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Middle East and Motexha Trade Fair
"The Apparel Market in Saudi Arabia," analysis for the Dept. of Commerce; memorandum from the U.S. Dept. of Commerce for prospective participants in the Motexha International Trade Show in Dubai, United Arab Emerites; announcement for 21st Motexha Childexpo International Trade Fair (Fashion 1993), 22-25 October 1992, Dubai World Trade Centre, for men's and women's wear, children's wear, fabrics, home textiles, fashion accessories, printed brochure for the U.S. Pavilion at the trade show; letter to ILGWU from president of Denmarie, Inc., of Burlington, VT, offering assistance with exports to Turkey, with enclosed information re free trade zones

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K. New York City and New York State Subseries
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1. New York City
see also "Garment Industry Development Corporation" and "Fashion Exports New York"

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Apparel Industry
Overview of New York City garment industry, July 21, 1986; New York Garment Industry Task Force (ILGWU) memo re issues for discussion, with attached discussion papers, December 20, 1983; "Restructuring for Competitiveness within the Knitwear Production Industry in New York City," working paper by the New York Knitwear Industry Center (Queens County Overall Economic Development Corporation and Ridgewood Local Development Corporation), October 1988; census statistics

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Business Relocation Assistance Corporation (2 folders)
Retention and Relocation Program Rules, with cover letter to ILGWU for comment, 1992; report to the Business Assistance Relocation Assistance Corporation, "Renewing the Retention and Relocation Program," prepared by the Economic Policy and Marketing Group, Office o f the Deputy Mayor, February 1992; letters from ILG president Mazur to Mayor Dinkins and others, urging change of rules that disqualified businesses in traditional industrial neighborhoods, 1991; statements of Mazur, Manhattan borough president Ruth Messinger, and ILGWU associate director of research Walter Mankoff before the NYC Planning Commission, and press release, 1991; fact sheets re links between Manhattan and Queens in the ladies' apparel industry, consequences of displacement of garment district, 1984; list of approved manufacturers, 1986, 1988; notes of meetings and phone conversations; memos to Mazur; newspaper clippings; handwritten notes

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Business Labor Coalition
Known officially as the Coalition of Business, Labor and Community Organizations of New York; devoted to lobbying for national policies to benefit cities. Mission statement; draft report of task force for rebuilding the port and rail transportation for New York City; press release, "Dinkins to Present City's Agenda for Clinton Administration to New York's Congressional Delegation," November 13, 1992; remarks of chairman Maurice S. Paprin, November 17, 1992

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Economic Development Manhattan: Planning Committee Reports
Reports of committee and correspondence between Manhattan Borough President David Dinkins and ILGWU president Mazur; Overall Economic Development Planning Committee meeting minutes, June 17, 1986; list of committee members; Progress Report, New York County Overall Economic Development Program, submitted by Manhattan Borough Development Corporation, June 1986; Draft and Draft II, New York County Overall Economic Development Program Report, June 1987; 1988 report, with comments by ILG exec. asst. James Parrott

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Economy: General
Press release, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, February 25, 1988; ILGWU (?) papers: "Economic Growth and Opportunities for New Yorkers," re economy under the Koch administration, "New York City's Garment Industry: Key Events, 1983-1988," "ILGWU Proposals to the City," "Garment Center Manufacturing Preservation District Zoning," March 25, 1988; newspaper clippings re abuse of funds by Harlem Commonwealth Council, job market

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Employment
Report, "New York City in the New Economic Environment: New Risks and a Changing Outlook," by Samuel M. Ehrenhalt, regional commissioner, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in New York, March 1988; press release summarizing report; Women's Wear Daily newspaper clipping re report; census statistics re employment by borough, 1949-83

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Government
City Council resolution condemning NAFTA, faxed to ILG's Carl Proper for comments, February 2, 1993; minutes of meetings between ILG officials, including president Mazur, and deputy mayor of NY, members of City Council, and other city officials; letter from Mazur to NYC mayor David Dinkins requesting meeting to plan promotion of exports to Japan, December 12, 1990; description of the New York City Alliance for International Business, Community Development Agency job readiness grant eligibility guidelines, Nov. 23, 1992; press release by NYC Ad Hoc Housing Capital Budget Coalition, "Ad Hoc Coalition Protests Elimination of Affordable Housing Production from the City's Capital Budget," April 9, 1992; newspaper clippings re job trends, misdirected public incentives, 1993 mayoral race (Giuliani); list of campaign contributions by ILGWU to all candidates for public office in NYC in 1989

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Industrial Literacy Project (ESL instruction)
A program of the New York City Industrial Technology Assistance Corporation in cooperation with ILGWU and Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC). Grant proposal and correspondence with ILGWU president Mazur, 1991; grant proposal for New Jersey project and correspondence with K-Mart re on-site English as a Second Language (ESL) training, 1992; Federal Register notice/request for proposals re Department of Education National Workplace Literacy Program, 1992; draft of study by St. John's School of Law professor David Gregory re workplace literacy, cover letter to Mazur, September 27, 1988. see also GIDC Advisory Committee on Training

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New York Urban Coalition
Critical analysis of Urban Coalition draft, "A Vision of a Just New York: The Decade Ahead," March 18, 1988; analysis by exec. asst. James Parrott, June 14, 1998; Mazur's comments to Urban Coalition on draft report, August 5, 1988; agenda and minutes of the Board of Directors, March 16, 1988; fund development statement and cover letter to Mazur, noting expectation that board members make a personal financial gift to the coalition, September 6, 1988; correspondence re luncheon honoring U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan and Rep. Charles Rangel

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Real Estate: Reports and Articles
Drafts of "Real Estate Pressures and the New York City Garment Industry: The Pressing Need for a Public Policy Response," with handwritten comments (by ILGWU vice president Susan Cowell?); April 4, 1986; "The Outlook for New York City in Real Estate and Construction," by Seymour B. Durst; "New York City Garment Center Study: Program and Zoning Recommendations," and "New York City Economic Development Programs and Strategies: Manufacturing, Office, and Small Business Sectors," June 1986, Policy Analysis Division, NYC Office for Economic Development; Dept. of City Planning; newspaper clippings, including special issue of Crain's New York Business

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Real Estate: Reports Garment Center Study
"NYC Garment Center Study: Program and Recommendations," NYC Office for Economic Development, Department of City Planning, Public Development Corporation October 1986

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Real Estate: Reports Garment Center Enforcement Project
A project of the Office of Midtown Enforcement, a department of the mayor's office. Final report, October 1991; use & occupancy survey, August 1, 1991; quarterly reports, 1990, 1992; newspaper clipping reporting drop in crime with increased police presence

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Real Estate: Commercial Rent
Memos of conversations with City Councilmen re pending legislation; testimony by ILGWU president Mazur in favor of Commercial Rent Binding Arbitration legislation (Intro. 1237), November 15, 1988; against substitute bill (Intro. 1245), June 14, 1989; testimony by Dennis Keating, assoc. prof. of law, Cleveland State Univ., in favor of Intro. 1237, June 9, 1989; letters from labor unions lobbying for passage of Intro. 914A; ILGWU press release re Intro. 1237, June 9, 1989; Fact Sheet, Commercial Rent Binding Arbitration New York City Council Intro. 914A, prepared by ILGWU; list, Firms Forced to Move as a Result of Rent Increase; memo summarizing survey of firms displaced due to rent pressures, July 9, 1985; memo re displaced firms and garment center zoning, January 7, 1987; Housing and Vacancy Report, prepared for the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development, April 1988; background points for Manhattan Borough President Dinkins cable show, "Should Manufacturing Be Retained in Manhattan?", related correspondence; statement by Dinkins on inclusionary zoning, May 21, 1987; statement by Dinkins in favor of vacant building program, March 10, 1988; newspaper clippings re structure of New York City Council, negative impacts of rent control; handwritten notes

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Real Estate: Industrial Loft Advisory Council
Meeting minutes; letter/report to NYC mayor Ed Koch re preserving industrial space; newspaper clippings; testimony by ILGWU president Mazur before the NY City Council on Intro 914A, Commercial Rent Binding Arbitration, Nov. 15, 1988; testimony by Thomas Van Arsdale, president, New York City Central Labor Council; testimony by head of NY Chamber of Commerce against commercial rent control; testimony by NYC Corporation Counsel; testimony by the NY regional vice president of the American Arbitration Association; notes re telephone conversation; newspaper clippings, handwritten notes

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Real Estate: SoHo Alliance
Report, "The Prospect of Hotels in Soho," prepared for the SoHo Alliance by planning consultants Abeles Phillips Preiss & Shapiro; letter from Friends of SoHo to NY City Planning Commission "vehemently" opposing hotel development; letter to Mayor Dinkins; newspaper clippings

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Real Estate: Times Square Redevelopment Project
Testimony on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the 42nd Street Development Project, by Jay Mazur, general secretary-treasurer, ILGWU, expressing concern with impact of Times Square redevelopment on adjacent garment district, leading to commercial conversions of production facilities and higher rents, March 26, 1984; testimony by Mazur at UDC hearing on redevelopment project, asking for balanced economic planning, mitigation measures, September 6, 1984; comments of the ILGWU to the UDC, May 1984; press release, "Union Calls for Measures to Counteract Effect of 42nd Street Redevelopment on Garment Center," Sept. 6, 1984; Statement by Mayor Edward I. Koch, Comptroller Harrison J. Golden, and City Council President Carol Bellamy, pledging to work with ILGWU to preserve and create apparel jobs in the garment district and elsewhere in the city, Nov. 8, 1984; statement by Dr. Roger Waldinger, City College of New York, "The Impact of the 42nd Street Redevelopment Plan on the Garment Industry," presented to the Board of Estimate hearings, October 25, 1984, arguing that merchandise mart plans for apparel should be abandoned; draft of report by Tom Davidoff (?) with cover note asking for comment by ILG staff; newspaper clippings; oversized poster

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Real Estate: Trends
Newspaper clippings re real estate changes and events; Crain's New York Business paper, "Changing face of New York"

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Sweatshops
Letter from Chinese Staff & Workers' Association asking for support in campaign against sweatshops in NYC, March 31, 1991, with attached fact sheet re Wai Chang Fashions, "Brooklyn garment shop owes workers over $100,000 in unpaid wages" and sample letter to NYS Dept. of Labor; correspondence between Assemblyman Frank Barbaro, chairman of the Labor Committee, and ILG president Mazur; transcript of testimony by Mazur before the committee re effectiveness of Apparel Industry Task Force, created by Barbaro, March 20, 1992; testimony by NYS Labor Commissioner John Hudacs; transcript of interview with Chinese worker; copies of four bills in Senate and Assembly to increase civil and criminal penalties for violating labor laws and holding manufacturers equally liable for violations by their contractors; certified letter from U.S. Dept. of Labor's Wage and Hour Division re enforcement of Fair Labor Standards Act, and attached letter sent to every manufacturer, contractor, and subcontractor in the U.S., citing high levels of noncompliance, stressing prohibition against homework in apparel industry, March 6, 1992; press release from U.S. Dept. of Labor re temporary restraining order against NYC garment manufacturer, April 30, 1992; newspaper clippings. see also "Sweatshops" (general subject files)

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Workforce Development Commission
Letter from NYC mayor Dinkins to ILG president Mazur inviting him to become a member of the Workforce Development Commission, with attached concept paper, June 28, 1993; text of address to commission (by Mazur?), "ILGWU Experience with Education, Training, Job Creation, Job Retention, Job Enhancement"; report by the commission, "New York City Labor Force Demand and Supply," heavily hand-annotated with critical comments (by Mazur?); draft recommendations ("confidential"), December 21; drafts of Research Project Approach, Discussion with Commissioners, hand annotated, September 14 ("confidential"); committee minutes, agendas, remarks by Mazur, notes

  20  
Workforce Development Commission: Task Forces
Committee minutes of education task force and demand and supply task force; issues papers

  20  
Workforce Development Commission: Task Forces on Training
Training committee minutes; preliminary findings, training, placement, and support services, Oct. 13; issues papers

  20  
Workforce Development Commission: Worker Focus Groups
Transcripts of worker focus groups re workplace training programs, November; confidential summary and discussion by consultant McKinsey, November 16

  20  
Workforce Development Commission: ILGWU Internal Discussion
Draft of letter to deputy mayor to be sent over Mazur's signature, with memo to several advisors seeking input, August 18; notes re recommendations for ILG participation in commission, internal ILG and Council for American Fashion (CAF) memos re issues

  20  
2. New York State
  20  
Apparel Industry: New York State
Narrative, "The Apparel Industry in New York State: A Statistical Profile," prepared by the NYS Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Business Research, March 1986; NYS Department of Labor report, "Occupational Needs in the 1980s: New York State 1987-1989" (projections); U.S. Dept. of Labor employment, hours, and earnings survey data, 1939-82 and supplement for 1980-84; overview of apparel industry, New York State, 1985; NYS apparel and knitting mill statistics by county, prepared by ILGWU Research Dept., based on data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1973-86; U.S. Dept. of Commerce/Bureau of the Census "County Business Patterns: New York" by industry, 1981-84; newspaper clipping

  20  
Economic Development/Enterprise Zones
Department of Economic Development program. Program description; "Rebuilding Our Cities: The Case for Enterprise Zones," report by the Legislative Commission on Public-Private Cooperation, Senator Roy M. Goodman, Chairman, September 18, 1985; statements on enterprise zones, submitted by ILGWU president Jay Mazur before the Senate Finance Committee, June 17, 1992; before the House Ways and Means Committee, July 18, 1991; by ILG president Sol Chaikin before the Senate Finance Committee, April 21, 1992 and May 3, 1983; talking points for meeting with Housing Secretary Henry Cisneros, August 6, 1993; memos to Cisneros, April 1 and 6, 1993

  20  
Economic Development/Enterprise Zones
Letter from ILGWU president Mazur to NYS AFL-CIO president Edward J. Cleary re concerns expressed to Economic Development Zone Review Commission; draft of legislation; transcript of testimony before hearing by local EDZ officials from Elmira, Oswego, Plattsburgh, Auburn, Ogdensburg, and Essex County, March 6; state-by-state list of enterprise zone incentives; meeting agendas; handwritten notes

  20  
Economic Development/Enterprise Zones: Comptroller's Audits
Office of State Comptroller Report of Examination: Economic Development Zone Program, September 1, 1990; report by Office of the State Deputy Comptroller for the City of New York, October 23, 1990

  21  
Economic Development/Enterprise Zones: Review Commission Hearing
Transcript of hearing re Progress and Effectiveness of the NYS Economic Development Zones Program, held by Special Economic Development Zone Review Commission, April 3

  21  
Economic Development/Enterprise Zones: Review Commission Reports
Updated proposed findings and recommendations, sent to commission members for comment, May 7, 1991; comments by ILGWU president Mazur, May 30, 1991; interim report, "Summary Findings and Recommendations of the Economic Development Zones Review Commission," June 19, 1991; final draft, for commission review, October 4, 1991; memo re future of EDDZ program; Mazur's recommendation, April 23, 1991; New York State Economic Development Zones Program Review Commission Final Report, November 1991

  21  
Economic Development/Enterprise Zones: Articles
Scholarly and newspaper articles on enterprise zones, most of it negative; AFL-CIO Reviews the Issues: Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities: Promise and Pitfalls, June 1994; "Enterprise Zones: New Directions in Economic Development," Roy E. Green, editor (Sage Publications); "The Political Economy of States' Job-Creation Business Incentives," Bennett Harrison and Sandra Kanter, AIP Journal, October 1987

  21  
Excelsior Fund
A program of the Governor's office. Description of program, list of Board of Directors and advisory committees; press releases announcing creation of award recognizing quality performance and cooperative labor-management relations in public, private, and educational sectors; noting first recipients; printed booklet describing criteria; newspaper clipping from Crain's NY Business, noting loan pool for midsized companies; memo to ILGWU president Mazur

  21  
Garment Industry Advisory Committee
Text of 1981 Garment Industry Job Retention Act, establishing the Garment Industry Advisory Committee, with cover letter inviting ILGWU representation on committee; draft annual report, 1990-91; minutes and agenda of meetings, May 2, 1989, December 4, 1990, February - December 1991, held at ILGWU headquarters; report of the Subcommittee on Industry Development, Nov. 14, 1991; letter to NYS Labor Commissioner from the chair of the NYS Garment Industry Advisory Committee expressing concern over five vacancies on the Apparel Industry Task Force as well as decreased staffing of the Division of Labor Standards, October 22, 1991; other letters from the committee to the commissioner calling for maintenance of staffing levels, funding for the task force; official letter of complaint from ILGWU of industrial homework against Bronx/Manhattan firm Teammate Fashion/Reflex Accessories/Lending Trimming and intermediary New Light Enterprises with the NYS Dept. of Labor Fair Labor Standards Division, Sept. 7, 1989, and memos in response following 18-month investigation, noting largest fine in history, February-March 1991; newspaper clippings re fine; ILG memo to Mazur re additional further action in union context against industrial homework violators, February 25, 1991; statement of chief labor standards investigator and program administrator, NYS Apparel Industry Task Force, against lifting the ban on industrial homework, March 29, 1989; Status of Memorandum of Understanding between U.S. Dept. of Labor and NYS Dept. of Labor to enhance each agency's ability to enforce labor laws and regulations in the apparel industry, Sept. 19, 1991; press release from NYS Attorney General Robert Abrams's office re criminal prosecution of Brooklyn garment manufacturer for violations of labor law, with personal cover letter from Abrams to ILG present Mazur, May 20, 1991; press releases from NYS Dept. of Labor re expansion of enforcement inspections upstate, fines issued for homework violations, other fines, 1990-91; statistical report to ILG pres. Mazur re child labor law and other violations, fines, number of investigations and complaints, showing dramatic increases from 1988 to 1990; statistical report, Jan. 1 - Aug. 31, 1991; printed Apparel Industry Task Force Report, c. 1989, re sweatshop policing; cover letter and first newsletter by NYS Dept. of Labor, Highlights & Issues, for advisory boards, March 4, 1991; handwritten notes; newspaper clippings

  21  
Garment Industry Advisory Committee
Feb. 9, May 4, Sept. 7, 1993, and Feb. 8, 1994, meeting minutes; text of four proposed bills introduced in the NYS legislature strengthening contractor registration law, increasing funding for unemployment insurance, and ensuring terminated workers receive accumulated vacation pay, with cover letter from ILG exec. asst. noting need to fill five investigator positions on the Apparel Industry Task Force; letter from Garment Industry Advisory Committee to Commissioner of Labor urging him to call on legislature to fill the vacant positions; joint proposal by U.S. Dept. of Labor and NYS Dept. of Labor to the Garment Industry Advisory Committee re Feasibility of Master Agreements in the Garment Industry (examining San Francisco Master Agreements, investigative trends in NY, etc); newsletter, Greater Voice, published by Greater Blouse, Skirt and Undergarment Association (NY Chinatown manufacturers; Chinese and English language), issue 1, April 1993; newspaper clippings

  21  
Garment Industry Advisory Committee: Awards by Media Subcommittee
Minutes of subcommittee on media/image, mostly ILG officials, discussing creation of award program

  21  
Garment Industry Advisory Committee: Awards
Notice of annual awards to responsible garment manufacturers, press release announcing recipients; memos discussing criteria, related documentation

  21  
Garment Industry Advisory Committee: Awards
Printed program for the NYS Labor Commissioner's Awards ceremony, "Outstanding Practices in the Apparel Manufacturing Industry," April 8, 1992, sponsored by the Council for American Fashion; text of remarks by keynote speaker Karen Schaffner, publisher, Apparel Industry Magazine, re efforts by manufacturers to improve workplace environment, attract and retain workers; text of welcoming remarks by ILGWU president (and co-chair of Council for American Fashion) Jay Mazur; list of attendees and award recipients; copy of declaration of Apparel Week, signed by Gov. Mario Cuomo, April 6, 1992; press release announcing the awards, from NYS Dept. of Labor; press release announcing the awards, from Council for American Fashion; letters of notification to award recipients; memos between ILG officials; editorials in Apparel Industry Magazine

  21  
Garment Industry Advisory Committee: Minutes
Feb. 11, May 5, September 24, December 1, 1992, meeting minutes, held at ILGWU headquarters

  21  
Garment Industry Advisory Committee: Registration Law
Press releases, memoranda, and text of legislation of the Apparel Registration Law of 1988, requiring all garment industry contractors and manufacturers in the state to register with the NYS Commissioner of Labor and also establishing an enforcement task force within the Dept. of Labor; designed to eradicate sweatshops in New York State. Notice of law, in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Korean; correspondence with ILG president Mazur negotiating terms of legislation (disclosure, exemption of men's wear); registration form and certificate; handwritten notes; newspaper clippings

  21  
Garment Industry Advisory Committee: Enforcement Legislation Proposals
Proposed legislation designed to more effectively enforce labor laws in the garment industry, eradicate sweatshops and industrial homework; confiscation was major point of contention with Republican-controlled Senate. Drafts of Enhanced Apparel Registration Enforcement bill, 1988; mailgrams to members of state legislature, 1988; legislative program of NYS Dept. of Labor, 1989 and 1987, with cover letter to ILGWU president Mazur seeking support; correspondence between ILGWU president Mazur, union staff, and state officials; press releases from NYS Dept. of Labor announcing closer coordination with U.S. Dept. of Labor, report of advisory council1990; memo to Mazur analyzing governor's upcoming State of the State message, Jan. 6, 1988; newspaper clippings

  21  
Garment Industry Advisory Committee: Enforcement Worksheets (Violations)
Dept. of Labor press releases re fines for homework and other labor law violators; worksheets of Apparel Industry Task Force re outcomes of contacts with manufacturers/contractors

  21  
Garment Industry Advisory Committee: Registration List
List of garment industry firms registered under the Apparel Registration Law in 1992; Freedom of Information request from ILGWU to NYS Dept of Labor for names of firms cited for labor law or other violation during the first quarter of 1990

  21  
Industrial Cooperation Council
A program of the Governor's office. List of NYS programs of use to apparel businesses and workers, January 27, 1989; Request for Proposals by ICC; grant proposal prepared by Emanuel Weintraub Associates (see also Management Consultants) for an Apparel Industry Strategic Development Project, working with ILGWU, ACTWU, and NYC-area apparel firms, September 1989; suggested amendments to proposal; "Scope of Apparel Industry Project," November 1, 1989; confidential memo from Weintraub to ILG re findings on NYC garment industry: most firms driven by marketing, not manufacturing, use Chinatown contractors, not interested in production improvements, May 1990; letters to ILG local 62-32 manager from the Associated Corset and Brassiere Manufacturers, Inc., the Intimate Apparel Manufacturers' Association., Inc., and the Pleaters, Stitchers & Embroiderers Association, Inc., recommending members to participate in a New York State grant program, January 1990; related correspondence and meeting notes; proposed "compact," agreement between the state and the business and labor communities re economic adjustments for plant shutdowns, with critical comments by ILGWU exec. asst. James Parrott, 1986; handwritten notes

  22  
Industrial Cooperation Council: Policy Papers
Reports on apparel/garment industry, steel industry, comparative study on telecommunications in Europe, Japan, and U.S.; effect of deregulation and international competition; financial services; trade, technology, debt crisis, macroeconomic policy; food processing industry in western NY; handwritten notes

  22  
Industrial Cooperation Council: Cuomo Commission on Trade & Competitiveness
Drafts of apparel industry study and final report, "A New American Formula for a Strong Economy," by the Cuomo Commission on Trade and Competitiveness, a broad-based entity under the governor's Industrial Cooperation Council; identified national trade imbalance, declining exports as major cause of job loss in NYS. Critical comments on the report's apparel section by ILGWU exec. asst. James Parrott; comments by commission member Jack Sheinkman, president of ACTWU; press releases from the governor's office; newspaper clippings, some annotated; John Herling's Labor Letter, June 25, 1988

  22  
Industrial Cooperation Council: Task Force on Latin America
Draft of task force report , with handwritten comments; letter from ILGWU president Mazur giving critical comments

  22  
Industrial Cooperation Council: New York Center for Employee Ownership and Participation
A program of Gov. Cuomo's Industrial Cooperation Council. Cover letter and announcement brochure for Sixth Annual Conference for Unions on Employee Ownership, cosponsored by center, October 9, 1987; letter from center to ILG president Mazur with materials from conference, including agenda, text of remarks by Lt. Gov. Stan Lundine, ALF-CIO representative Bert Siedman, press release, survey results, list of top ten ESOP companies, special report by Harvard Business Review, December 1, 1987; letter from center to Mazur requesting meeting, January 7, 1988, with attached materials: 1987 annual report, Industrial Cooperation Council; executive summary of research report by center, "Getting a Piece of the Action: Employee Ownership in New York State," October 1987; article from Bureau of National Affairs, "Employee Ownership Plans: Two Union Views" re Bricklayers and Steel Workers; newspaper clippings; descriptive brochures re center; announcement flyer for conference cosponsored by center and Cornell ILR Extension, "Labor's Experience with Employee Ownership: A One-Day Workshop for Union Leaders," May 6, 1988; Employee Ownership: Common Questions, New York State Industrial Cooperation Council, 1990

  22  
Department of Labor Library
Selected Additions lists (new books and pamphlets available to DOL staff)

  22  
Unemployment Insurance
Statement on Unemployment Insurance and Statement on Legislative Priorities for 1985, before the NYS Assembly Committee on Labor, by ILGWU exec. VP Wilbur Daniels, December 10, 1984; letter to ILG general secy. treas. Jay Mazur from Assemblyman Frank Barbaro re proposed increase in unemployment insurance benefits, February 3, 1988; AFL-CIO letter discussing recent national developments, March 8, 1991, with attached statistical report, "Worker's Compensation and Unemployment Insurance under State Laws, January 1, 1991"; NYS Department of Labor reports, "A History of Unemployment Insurance Legislation in the United States and New York State, 1935-1983" and "Shared Work: Maintaining the Foundation of Economic Security: Interim Evaluation Submitted to the Legislature," U.S. Dept. of Labor occasional paper, "Beginning the Unemployment Insurance Program - An Oral History," 1985; April 1987; Industrial Relations Research Association Series Proceedings of the Thirty- Seventh Annual Meeting, December 28-30, 1984; memo re rise in weekly claims, December 13, 1984

  22  
Urban Development Corporation
Annual Report on Jobs Create and Retained, April 1994; press releases re awards to individual companies; memos to ILGWU president Mazur from exec. asst. James Parrott with analysis for meetings; meeting agendas; newspaper clippings

  22  
Urban Development Corporation (UDC) Board of Directors Meetings
11/19/1992. Complete agenda and background information; items under consideration included grant for Bronx Land Use and Urban Design Study, permanent homeless family housing for Brooklyn (Kings County), Town of Huntington Olympic Corporate Headquarters Project

  22  
Urban Development Corporation (UDC) Board of Directors Meetings: Huntington Olympic Project
11/19/1992. Town of Huntington Olympic Corporate Headquarters Project draft environmental impact statement, with cover memo from UDC chairman and CEO Vince Tese and proposed resolution, December 4, 1992

  22  
Urban Development Corporation (UDC) Board of Directors Meetings
9/21/1994. Complete agenda and background information; items under consideration included regulations for Minority and Women-Owned Business Development and Lending Program, 42nd St. Development Project, Regional Economic Development Partnership Program (REDPP)

  23  
Urban Development Corporation (UDC) Board of Directors Meetings
2/17/1994. Complete agenda and background information; items under consideration included grants for Chinatown Business Improvement District (Manhattan Neighborhood Renaissance Local Development Corporation), redevelopment plan for Staten Island Naval Station; with note from ILGWU president Mazur to CAF director/ILG staff Carl Proper, "see me - confidential - to call personally"

  23  
Regional Economic Development Partnership Program (REDPP)
A program of the NYS Urban Development Corporation. Grant application form

  23  
World Trade Council
A program of the Governor's office. Executive order establishing the World Trade Council, with primary responsibility to improve NYS competitive standing as an exporting state; letter from Gov. Mario Cuomo appointing ILGWU president Mazur to council; memo re committee assignments for Mazur; meeting minutes, agendas, follow-up questionnaire; publications: papers on "GATT Uruguay Round of Multilateral Trade Negotiations," "U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement: Implications for the NY-NJ Region," informational brochure re World Trade Institute courses, seminars, meetings

 
Series VI. Labor Unions (Non-ILGWU) [series]:
  23  
Economic Research Department
AFL-CIO reports: "Years of Devastation: The 1980's Record: Loss of Jobs, Loss of Real Earnings, Crisis in Health Care," August 1992; "Multinational Corporations," August 1989; "The Trade Picture, Year End 1988," Feb. 1, 1989; several newsletters, "AFL-CIO Reviews the Issues," re workers in the year 2000, corporate takeovers, infrastructure, investment, unions and productivity, energy, capital gains tax, 1988; statement by economic research department director to the Joint Economic Committee on Employment in the Year 2000, April 19, 1988; "The Economy: Domestic Issues, Employment and Training, Trade: AFL-CIO Policy Recommendations for 1988"; "America's Trade Crisis," February 1987; "What's Happened to Earnings & Jobs?" July 1987; Workplace Topics, re worker participation, December 1991

  23  
Human Resources Development Institute (HRDI)
Annual report, 1992, re participation of labor in job training; newsletters: "Accountability," "Year in Review," "HRDI Advisory," "Job Training Update"

  23  
New York City Central Labor Council
Newsletters

  23  
Industrial Union Department: Newsletters
Digest

  23  
Industrial Union Department: Technology Working Group
Agenda and attendance list of working group meetings, September and November 1992; copy of a bill introduced into the House of Representatives, "National Competitiveness Act of 1993," amending the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 re manufacturing technology transfer; union newsletters re trade, health care; handwritten notes

  23  
Jobs with Justice Campaign
Meeting minutes re pan-AFL-CIO efforts; letters and copies of checks contributed by ILGWU to campaign; draft plan, "Florida's Campaign for Jobs with Justice - A Joint Project of the Florida AFL-CIO, the Florida Consumers Federation, and the Center for Labor Research Studies"; media information kit; list of attendees, national planning conference, Nashville, TN; draft of slide show, "How to Ensure Clinton's Victory Is Our Victory"; newsletters, newspaper clippings, pledge cards, bumper stickers, handwritten notes

  23  
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers' Union (ACTWU)
Report of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union to the Sixth Joint Conference of ZENSEN - ILGWU - ACTWU, March 12-15, 1990; settlement between ACTWU and the Clothing Manufacturers Association, October 22, 1990, with cover letter addressed to ILGWU secretary-treasurer Irwin Solomon; Bureau of National Affairs article, "ACTWU Members Ratify New Pact with Clothing Manufacturers Group," October 9, 1990; Addendum to the Application of the National Clothing Industry Labor-Management Committee to the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, with letters of support, 1988; memo to ILG president Mazur from exec. asst. James Parrott re frustrating meeting on ACTWU labor-management committee, May 23, 1990; memo to Mazur from Parrott suggesting points for speech to ACTWU convention, February 24, 1990; correspondence from Parrott to ACTWU associate director of research, July 23, 1990; ACTWU and Western New York Joint Board, Rochester Joint Board Proposal to the Western New York Economic Development Corp. to Support a Health- Based Re-Engineering Program for Men's Apparel Employers in New York State, May 16, 1990; Monthly Labor Review article, "Patterns of productivity change in men's and boy's suits and coats," Mark Scott Sieling and Daniel Curtin, November 1988; newspaper clippings; handwritten notes

  24  
Bakery, Confectionary and Tobacco Workers
Draft, "Adversary Participation in the Brave New Workplace: Technological Change and the BCT," Raymond Scannel, director of research, Bakery, Confectionary and Tobacco Workers International Union, AFL-CIO, October 1990; booklet, "Meeting Tomorrow's Challenges Today: Reports of the Leadership Development Task Force, Youth Involvement Task Force, Technology Task Force, BCT 33rd Constitutional Convention, July 1990"

  24  
Communication Workers of America
Letter from AFL-CIO president Lane Kirkland to president of American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) urging that the CWA organizing effort of tape department employees be respected (with cover note to ILGWU exec. asst. James Parrott)

  24  
International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers
The Machinist, publication of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, January 1987

  24  
International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers' Federation
Correspondence between ILGWU president and ITGLWF general secretary Neil Kearney re trade issues (GATT, MFA), health and safety issues

  24  
Presidium Meeting
Presidium meeting, April 28-29, Brussels, discussion of trade union developments in Eastern Europe; paper re GATT; Executive Committee meeting agenda, Caracas, Venezuela, October 28-30; draft of speech with introduction in Spanish (given by ILGWU international director Michele Briones?), 10/3/90, expressing solidarity with Latin America; correspondence with FITITVC general secretary Jose Ramirez, in Spanish; speech by ITGLWF general secretary Kearney to the ILO

  24  
Presidium Meeting
April 1991. Memo re ILGWU contributions to ITGLWF; general secretary's report; minutes of 1990 meeting; auditor's and other financial reports; reports on trade union situation around the world, international trade

  24  
Presidium Meeting
October 1991. Summary of key information about ITGLWF; agenda; text of article/speech, "Changing the Czechoslovak Economy," signed by ILGWU director Herman Starobin, November 26, 1990; materials for Executive Committee meeting

  24  
Presidium Meeting
Minutes of 1991 meeting; general secretary's report; auditor's and other financial reports; reports on trade union situation around the world, international trade

  24  
Presidium Meeting
Presidium meeting agenda, related correspondence

  24  
Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
Article from Bureau of National Affairs re Service Employees International Union (SEIU) organizing, 1992

  24  
United Auto Workers
UAW research bulletins; newspaper clippings, several with attached memos to ILG president Mazur re conflict with union leadership over labor-management cooperation at General Motors; Solidarity coverage of convention

  24  
United Brotherhood of Carpenters And Joiners
Letter to ILG president Mazur asking for support for AFL-CIO position opposing Ancient Forest Protection Act and similar legislation limiting timber harvesting on public lands, instead supporting Forests and Families Protection Act; press releases

  24  
United Farm Workers
Letter to ILG president Mazur from United Farm Workers president Cesar Chavez asking him to write a letter to Prudential Life Insurance, owner of land operated by Bluestone farm management, urging negotiation with union; letter from ILG president Mazur to chairman and CEO of Prudential, June 8, 1992, urging wage increases; reply from Prudential Agricultural Group, June 9, 1992; letter from Chavez thanking Mazur, reporting success, June 16, 1992; Chavez statement on fast, July 19, 1988; letter to Mazur inviting him to join honorary committee; newspaper clippings, copies of Food and Justice newsletters re leukemia outbreaks, 1986-87

  24  
United Mine Workers
Journal covering special convention, January 1987; article from Bureau of National Affairs re United Mine Workers organizing, 1990

  24  
United Mine Workers: Jobs with Justice Rally
Letter from UMW president Richard Trumka to ILG president Mazur and officials of other unions re participation in rally in Miami, FL, against Pittston Company, May 1989, during ILG convention; flyers, ILG press releases, TV press report transcripts, newspaper clippings, biography of Trumka, speeches by Mazur, Trumka, Edgar Romney at rally; letters of thanks for contributions, cancelled checks

  24  
United Mine Workers: Enoxy Demonstration
Letter from Trumka to Mazur asking for support for picketing the U.S. corporate headquarters of Enoxy Coal Corporation's parent company, Ente Nazionale Indocarbusi (ENI), in NY; UMW press releases, press statement at demonstration, newspaper clippings; letter from U.S. Dept. of State to Italian Ministry of Budget re alleged violations of guidelines for multinational enterprises

  25  
Energy Cost Issues
  25  
Sub-metering
  25  
New York City Business Services
  25  
Jay Mazur
  25  
Correspondence
  25  
Clinton Trade Policy: NAFTA/NAO
  25  
New York City Planning Study
  25  
New York City Department of City Planning
  25  
New York City Planning: Schaffer
  25  
Chinatown Zoning Study
  25  
Brooklyn Planning
  25  
Mankoff Response to Citywide Industry Study
  25  
New York City Productivity Council
  25  
New York City: Tax Breaks
  25  
New York City Workforce Development Commission (WDC)
  25  
New York City Workforce Development Commission (WDC): Final Report
  25  
New York City: Mayor Giuliani Communications
  25  
New York City: Giuliani Administration
  26  
Atlantic Apparel Contractors Association (AACA)
  26  
Eastern Pennsylvania Council for American Fashion (CAF): Tax Exemption
  26  
Eastern Pennsylvania Council for American Fashion (CAF): Meeting
  26  
Eastern Pennsylvania Council for American Fashion (CAF): Forms
  26  
Pennsylvania Labor-Management: Application for Exemption
  26  
Eastern Pennsylvania Council for American Fashion (CAF): Insurance
  26  
Eastern Pennsylvania Council for American Fashion (CAF): Shimmy Cohen Contract
  26  
Eastern Pennsylvania Council for American Fashion (CAF): Shimmy Cohen
  26  
Eastern Region Apparel Labor-Management Council: Conference
  26  
Arnold Delin
  26  
Atlantic Apparel Contractors Association (AACA): Riverview
  26  
Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey Council for American Fashion (CAF)
March

  26  
Lehigh Valley Exit Survey
  26  
Lehigh Valley Exit Survey
  26  
Lehigh Valley Exit Survey: Year 3
  26  
Eastern Region Apparel Labor-Management Council: Bylaws
  26  
Eastern Region Apparel Labor-Management Council: Meeting
July 1

  26  
Eastern Pennsylvania Council for American Fashion (CAF): Funds
  26  
Eastern Pennsylvania Council for American Fashion (CAF): Memo
  26  
Eastern Pennsylvania Council for American Fashion (CAF): Listing
  26  
Eastern Region Apparel Labor-Management Council: Articles, Bylaws, and Amendments
  26  
Eastern Region Apparel Labor-Management Council: Meeting
May 5

  26  
Eastern Region Apparel Labor-Management Council: Projects
  26  
Mid-Atlantic Regional Employee Involvement Council
  26  
Eastern Region Apparel Labor-Management Council: MRC
  26  
Eastern Region Apparel Labor-Management Council: Meetings
February 1

  26  
Kahn, Karpman, Proper, and Delin Correspondence
  26  
The Limited: Pennsylvania
  26  
Eastern Region Apparel Labor-Management Council: Meeting
September 1

  26  
Eastern Region Apparel Labor-Management Council: Meeting
November 9

  26  
Greater Blouse
  26  
Exports
  26  
Greater Blouse: Strategic Program
  26  
Greater Blouse
  26  
Greater Blouse: Labor-Management Committee
  26  
Supervisory and Shopleader Training
  26  
Exodus from Apparel
  26  
New York is Fashion
2 copies

  26  
Eastern Region Apparel Labor-Management Council: Letterhead
  26  
Greater Blouse: Asian Media
  26  
Atlantic Apparel Contractors Association (AACA): Show
  26  
Atlantic Apparel Contractors Association (AACA): Online Database Correspondence
  26  
Before 1990
  26  
Atlantic Apparel Contractors Association (AACA) and Garment Industry Development Corporation (GDIC) Homepages
  26  
Atlantic Apparel Contractors Association (AACA)
  27  
Roosevelt Reelection Scrapbook
  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Minutes
September 28- 29

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Regional Reports
September

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Department Reports
September

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Reports
September

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Read on Cards
September

  28  
ILGWU Policy Statements
June

  28  
ILGWU Stationary
  28  
David Melman Stationary
  28  
Trip Planning
  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Irwin Solomon Report
September

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Committees List
  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Minutes
June

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Regional Reports
June

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Department Reports
June

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Reports
June

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Minutes
February

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Regional Reports [folder 1 of 2]
February

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Regional Reports [folder 2 of 2]
February

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Department Reports
February

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Reports
February

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Executive Committee Minutes
December 8

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Executive Committee Minutes
March 8

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Minutes
October

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Reports
October

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Minutes
February

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Regional Reports
June

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Executive Session
June

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Financial Statement
June

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Census and Finances
June

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Topics
February

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Executive Committee
February 5

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Jay Mazur Announcements
February

  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): Finances
  28  
General Executive Board (GEB): UNITE Ad Campaign
February

  28  
Jay Mazur Read at Board Meeting
  29  
Fashion Exports New York: Database
  29  
Fashion Exports New York: Export Correspondence
  29  
Fashion Exports New York: Leah Kaplan
  29  
Fashion Exports New York: Governor's Award
  29  
Fashion Exports New York: Media
  29  
Fashion Exports New York: Manager Messages
  29  
Exports: Vigdor Workshop
  29  
Fashion Exports New York: Publications
  29  
Fashion Exports New York: Company Profiles
  29  
Fashion Exports New York: International Business Seminar
  29  
Council for American Fashion: Apparel Contractors Seminar
  29  
Council for American Fashion: European Market Entry
  29  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Keeping New York in Fashion
  29  
AFL-CIO Industrial Union Department: Technology and Work Organization Seminar
  29  
National Conference on Women Garment Workers
  29  
Safer Workplace Seminar
  29  
New York is Fashion
  29  
Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT): Japan Apparel Initiative Seminar
  29  
Eastern Pennsylvania: Council for American Fashion (CAF)
  29  
Eastern Pennsylvania: Council for American Fashion (CAF) Meeting
January

  29  
Eastern Pennsylvania: Council for American Fashion (CAF) Easton/Bethlehem
June 8

  29  
Eastern Pennsylvania: Ardmore/Quartet Project
  29  
Eastern Pennsylvania Labor-Management: Kaufman Meeting
April 20

  29  
Eastern Pennsylvania: Atlantic Apparel Contractors Association (AACA)
  29  
Eastern Pennsylvania: Arnold Delin
  29  
Business Surveys
  29  
Council for American Fashion (CAF): Steering Committee Meeting
September 22

  29  
Council for American Fashion (CAF): Steering Committee Meeting
September 10

  29  
Council for American Fashion (CAF): Steering Committee Meeting
January 20

  29  
Pennsylvania Contractors Seminar
January 20

  29  
Boston Contractors Seminar
January 11

  29  
New York Contractors Seminar
February 10

  29  
Council for American Fashion (CAF) Public Relations: American Fashion Designers Show
  29  
Public Relations
  29  
Public Relations Brochure
  29  
Council for American Fashion (CAF) Brochure
  29  
Council for American Fashion (CAF) Public Relations: Brochure and Mailing List
  29  
Council for American Fashion (CAF) Public Relations
  29  
Fashion Industry Promotion Group
  29  
Stan Herman New York Times Op/Ed
March 28

  29  
Seventh Avenue to City Hall
  29  
Seventh on Six
  30  
Convention and Committee Reports and Oversight Notes [folder 1 of 3]
  30  
Convention and Committee Reports and Oversight Notes [folder 2 of 3]
  30  
Convention and Committee Reports and Oversight Notes [folder 3 of 3]
  30  
Correspondence
October 1992 - January 1993

  30  
Correspondence
February - May

  30  
Correspondence
June - September

  31  
Triangle Fire Miscellaneous
  31  
Triangle Fire Exhibit Layout
  31  
Sequins
  31  
Sequins
  31  
LaGuardia Community College
  31  
IGLWU Health Service
  31  
Sweatshop State Enforcement: New Jersey
  31  
Sweatshop State Enforcement: New York
  31  
Sweatshop Enforcement: Spitzer
  31  
Garment Industry Advisory Committee (GIAC)
  31  
Garment Industry Day Care Center of Chinatown Brochure
  31  
Brooklyn Garment Industry Study
  31  
Sunset Park [folder 1 of 2]
  31  
Sunset Park [folder 2 of 2]
  31  
Draft Merger Constitution [folder 1 of 3]
February 16

  31  
Draft Merger Constitution [folder 2 of 3]
February 16

  31  
Draft Merger Constitution [folder 3 of 3]
February 16

  31  
New Jersey Garment Industry Advisory Committee
  31  
Textile/Clothing Technology Corporation (TC2)
  31  
Textile/Clothing Technology Corporation (TC2): Ergonomics
  31  
Textile/Clothing Technology Corporation (TC2): Brand
  31  
Textile/Clothing Technology Corporation (TC2)
  31  
Textile/Clothing Technology Corporation (TC2): Interactive Distance Learning Network
  31  
Textile/Clothing Technology Corporation (TC2)
  31  
Textile/Clothing Technology Corporation (TC2): Dues and Bills
  31  
Textile/Clothing Technology Corporation (TC2): Quick Response
  31  
Textile/Clothing Technology Corporation (TC2): Board Meeting Minutes
March 29

  32  
Triangle Fire
  32  
ILGWU Miscellaneous Publications
  32  
ILGWU Citations Cornell University
  32  
ILGWU Literacy Program Magazines
  32  
George Meany Biography
  32  
Diego Rivera: Paradise Lost
  32  
New York, Our City, Our Union
  32  
Zoning and Blueprints [folder 1 of 2]
  32  
Zoning and Blueprints [folder 2 of 2]
  32  
New York Industrial Retention Network (NYIRN): Garment Center Land Use Analysis [folder 1 of 3]
April 9 copies total

  32  
New York Industrial Retention Network (NYIRN): Garment Center Land Use Analysis [folder 2 of 3]
April 9 copies total

  32  
New York Industrial Retention Network (NYIRN): Garment Center Land Use Analysis [folder 3 of 3]
April 9 copies total

  32  
New York Industrial Retention Network (NYIRN): Garment Center Land Use Analysis Executive Summary
April 8 copies

  32  
Garment Center Employment and Real Estate Profile
October 2 copies

  32  
Committee to Preserve the Garment Center
  32  
Albany: Sheldon Silver, Speaker of the House
  32  
Zoning Press Conference
April

  32  
White Paper Distribution
  32  
Move Smart
  32  
Zoning Press Conference Follow-up Letters
  32  
Press Conference Mailings
April

  32  
Schumer
  32  
Real Estate Issues
  32  
Real Estate Press Conference
April

  32  
Zoning
  32  
New York Industrial Retention Network (NYIRN): Breakfast
February

  32  
Zoning Meeting
February 6

  32  
Zoning
February

  32  
Zoning Meeting 3
November 27

  32  
Zoning Meeting
December 11

  32  
Zoning Group Meeting
October 25

  32  
Zoning Rules Background
  32  
Spitzer
  32  
Schumer Meeting
December 8

  32  
Planning Meeting 1
October 13

  32  
Zoning State/City Agenda
  32  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC) Chinatown Meeting
November

  32  
Zoning Chinatown
  32  
Fact Sheets
  33  
Fashion Center New York City: Tenant Survey
  33  
Fashion Center New York City: Economic Profile
  33  
Fashion Center New York City: Economic Profile 1997
  33  
Fashion Center New York City: Economic Profile
  33  
Walsam 36 Company Economic Analysis Report
  33  
Miller Advertising Agency
  33  
Zoning: Kurzman Karelsen and Frank
  33  
New York City Atlas of Industrial Areas
  33  
New Opportunities for a Changing Economy in New York City
  33  
Zoning: 315-325 West 36th Street
  33  
Zoning: Chelsea
  33  
Zoning: Real Estate Board of New York
  33  
Schumer Communication
  33  
K. Fried
  33  
Municipal Art Society
  33  
Zoning: Community Board Memo
September 26

  33  
Zoning: Media
  33  
New York Industrial Retention Network (NYIRN) Study
  33  
Garment Center Study
  33  
Factory Space Buroughs
  33  
New York Industrial Retention Network (NYIRN): Manhattan Report
  33  
Linda Dworak, Garment Industry Development Corporation: Testimony
September 28

  33  
Zoning: Association Meeting
  33  
91 East Broadway
  33  
Fashion Center Business Survey
  33  
Pine Fashions
  33  
Tahari Protests
  33  
Chinatown Survey
  33  
Chinatown Contractor Responses
  33  
Garment Center Buildings
  33  
Municipal Art Society
  33  
Zoning: UNITE Strategy
  33  
UNITE Shop Lists
  33  
Zoning: Pauls Study
  33  
Empire Zones
  33  
Zoning and New York City's Garment Industry by Jay Mazur
  33  
Impact of 42nd Street Redevelopment
  33  
Long Island City Industry Study
  33  
Garment Center Survey
  33  
Trucking Survey
  33  
Zoning Survey Responses
  33  
Survey Responses: Suppliers
  33  
Survey Responses: Contractors
  33  
Survey Responses: Showroom
  33  
Queens Country Overall Economic Development Corporation
  33  
Organizers Survey Midtown
  33  
Garment Center Zoning Issues
  33  
Zoning Meeting
March 7

  33  
Zoning: Bowles Study
  33  
Zoning: New York Industrial Retention Network (NYIRN)
  33  
New York Industrial Retention Network (NYIRN)/Amalgamated Bank Proposal
  33  
New York Industrial Retention Network (NYIRN) Hearing
  33  
Apparel Textile Location
  33  
Business Relocation Assistance
  34  
Marketing Workshop
  34  
New Jersey Labor-Management Contractor Marketing Workshop
  34  
Made in the USA
  34  
Media
  34  
New Jersey Computer Marking and Grading Grant
  34  
New Jersey Industry Service Center
  34  
New Jersey Apparel Industry Survey: Summary Results
  34  
New Jersey Apparel Industry Survey: Original Responses
  34  
New Jersey Industrial Modernization Project with the National Institute of Standards and Technology
  34  
Bronx Economic Development
  34  
Bronx and Fernando Ferrer
  34  
South Bronx (SOBRO) Overall Economic Development Corporation
  34  
Brooklyn Focus Group
  34  
Brooklyn Economic Development
  34  
Queens Economic Development
  34  
Pennsylvania Government Assistance
  34  
Pennsylvania Ben Franklin Centers
  34  
Rand Corporation Requests
  34  
Garment Industry Development Corporation and Council for American Fashion Services
  34  
Regional Planning Authority
  34  
Region Plan Association
  34  
Carl Proper, Resume
  34  
Resumes
  34  
Research on Apparel Networks and Channel Partnerships
  34  
Clemson University: Apparel Research
  34  
Columbia University: Palpacuer Study [folder 1 of 2]
  34  
Columbia University: Palpacuer Study [folder 2 of 2]
  34  
Cornell University: Apparel and Textiles
  34  
Cornell University: New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations
  34  
Cornell University: New York Conference
October 14

  34  
City University of New York
  34  
City University of New York: Industrial Relations Seminar
  34  
City University of New York: Labor-Management Research by Menzi
  34  
Fashion Institute of Technology: Incubator
  34  
Fashion Institute of Technology: Quick Response Electronic Data Interchange
  34  
Fashion Institute of Technology: Courses
  34  
Fashion Institute of Technology: Projects
  34  
Fashion Institute of Technology: ILG Committee
  34  
Harvard University: Textile Study Summary
  34  
Harvard University: Study of U.S. Apparel Industry
  34  
Harvard University: Study of U.S. Apparel Industry
  34  
Harvard University: Survey
  34  
Harvard University: Seminars
  34  
Harvard University: Reports and Correspondence
  34  
Harvard University: Quick Response
  34  
Harvard University: Miscellaneous
  34  
John Dunlop
December 6

  34  
Dunolp, Abernathy, Weil
June 13

  34  
New Jersey Institute of Technology
  34  
New Jersey Institute of Technology: Proposal
  34  
Northampton Community College
  34  
Northampton Community College: Technology Course
  35  
Buyer Services Program
  35  
New York State Childcare
  35  
Commercial Rent Arbitration
  35  
Consortium for Worker Education
  35  
Contractor Referral Services
  35  
Curriculum: Management and Worker Training
  35  
Employers Advisory Committee
  35  
Enterprise Zones: Harlem-Bronx Empowerment Zone
  35  
Safer Workplace
  35  
Fashion Center Business Improvement District (BID)
  35  
New York is Fashion
  35  
Fashion Show
July 14

  35  
Democrat Fashion Show
  35  
Fashion Shows
  35  
Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT): Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Committee
  35  
Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT): Hershfield
  35  
Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT): Export Program
  35  
Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT): Small Business Center
October

  35  
Focus Groups
  35  
General Advisory Council (GAC)
  35  
General Advisory Council (GAC): Meeting
November 12-14

  35  
General Advisory Council (GAC): Survey
  35  
General Advisory Council (GAC): Labor-Management Advisory Committee
  35  
General Advisory Council (GAC): Labor-Management Advisory Committee Folder
  35  
General Advisory Council (GAC): Labor-Management Advisory Committee Initial Membership
  35  
General Advisory Council (GAC): Talk Notes
December

  35  
General Advisory Council (GAC): Background
  35  
General Executive Board (GEB)
  35  
General Executive Board (GEB): Meeting
June

  35  
General Executive Board (GEB): Meeting
October

  35  
General Executive Board (GEB): First UNITE Meeting
October

  35  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC)
  35  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC)
  35  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Activity Reports
  35  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Projects with ACTWU
  35  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Board Member List
  35  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Budget Dispute Internal Memos
  35  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Budget Core Issues
  35  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Budget New York State Issues
  35  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Funding Sources
  35  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Funding Grants
  35  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Focus Groups on Quick Response
  35  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Chinatown Contractor Quality Control
English and Chinese September

  35  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Management Survey
  35  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Modernization Forum Proposal
  35  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Budget
  35  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Budget
  35  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Services and Work Referrals
  35  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Lloyd Quality Project
  35  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Quarterly Reports
  36  
Incubator: Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)
  36  
Incubator: Toronto
  36  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Quarterly Reports
  36  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Quick Response Project
  36  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Record of Services
  36  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Strategic Industries Group Services (SIGS) Proposal
  36  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Bios
  36  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Staff Summaries
  36  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Summaries
  36  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Council for American Fashion (CAF) Summaries
  36  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Training Programs
  36  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Training and Extension Programs
  36  
Garment Industry Development Corporation (GIDC): Vendor Report
  36  
Complete Paper Set of Transparencies
  36  
Graphics: Doc Briefing
January 28

  36  
Graphics: General Information and Presentations
  36  
Graphics: Old Less Used
  36  
Graphics: Washington
  36  
Graphics: Union Organizing
  36  
Health and Safety: Factory Fires
  36  
ILGWU Convention
  36  
ILGWU Economics
  36  
Labor-Management Summaries
  36  
Textile Research Institute
  36  
Brian Uzzi
  36  
Staff Training
  36  
Local 10 Cutting Class
  36  
Staff Training: Pennsylvania
  36  
Staff Meetings: Pennsylvania
  36  
Staff Training: New England
  36  
Strategic Analysis Working Group
  36  
Third World
  36  
Trade: Social Clause
  36  
Trade: Global Sourcing
  36  
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST): Networks
  36  
Federal-State Industrial Modernization
July

  36  
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST): State Technology Extension Program (STEP)
  37  
Demand Activated Manufacturing Architecture (DAMA): Meeting Amtex
  37  
Demand Activated Manufacturing Architecture (DAMA)
  37  
Amtex
  37  
Demand Activated Manufacturing Architecture (DAMA): Plans
February

  37  
Amtex Directory
February

  37  
Amtex / Demand Activated Manufacturing Architecture (DAMA): General Information
  37  
Amtex / Demand Activated Manufacturing Architecture (DAMA): Reports
  37  
Boston
  37  
Boston
  37  
Boston
  37  
Boston: Strategy Study
  37  
Boston: Implementation
  37  
Boston: Project
  37  
Boston: Engineering Project
  37  
Bridgton Knitting Mills [folder 1 of 2]
  37  
Bridgton Knitting Mills [folder 2 of 2]
  37  
Bridgton: Newsletter
  37  
Malden Mills: Lawrence Facility Opening
  37  
Malden Mills: Newsletter
  37  
Malden Mills
  37  
Malden Mills
  37  
Leslie Fay: Labor Management
  37  
Leslie Fay: Strike
  37  
Leslie Fay: Consulting
  37  
Leslie Fay: Stakeholders
  37  
Leslie Fay: Congressional Hearings
  37  
Leslie Fay: Letters
  37  
Leslie Fay: Boycott
  37  
Leslie Fay: Articles
  37  
Leslie Fay: Clippings [folder 1 of 2]
  37  
Leslie Fay: Clippings [folder 2 of 2]
  37  
Leslie Fay: Time Magazine
June 13, pages 56-58

  37  
New York Times Magazine
February 15, Fleece Article pages 20-23

  37  
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU): Conference
September

  37  
Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU): Labor-Management Committee
  37  
Labor-Management Cooperation and Critique
  37  
Labor-Management Strategy
  37  
Incubators: Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)
  37  
Incubators: New York City
  37  
Incubators: Elsewhere
  37  
Justice
  37  
ILG Network
  38  
Leslie Fay: Tour Reports
  38  
Leslie Fay: General
  38  
Leslie Fay: Mediation Agreement
  38  
Leslie Fay: Communications
  38  
Leslie Fay: Conversation Process
  38  
Leslie Fay: American Committee
  38  
Leslie Fay: Facilitator Meeting
  38  
Leslie Fay: Final Round
  38  
Leslie Fay: Deloitte Pre-report
  38  
Leslie Fay: Interviews
  38  
Leslie Fay: Potential Consultant Background
  38  
Leslie Fay: Justice
  38  
Leslie Fay: Bad Faith
  38  
Leslie Fay: Additional Scenarios
  38  
Leslie Fay: Newsletter
  38  
QWL/EI Process
  39  
Industry Associations
  39  
Negotiation
  39  
Industry Associations
  39  
UNITE: Miscellaneous
  39  
UNITE: Health and Welfare Fund Easter States
March

  39  
IGLWU: Miscellaneous
  39  
Binder
  39  
Outerwear Negotiations
  39  
Contract Agreement
  39  
Association Lists
  39  
Code of Conduct
  39  
Negotiations: Jay Mazur
  39  
Cost of Living Adjustments (COLA)
  39  
Reopener
  39  
Counter-Proposals
  39  
Contingent Workers
  39  
Negotiation Update
  39  
Mobilization
  39  
Negotiations: Benefits
  39  
Distribution Center versus Drop-Ship
  39  
Distribution Center Issues
  39  
Consumer Price Index (CPI)
  39  
Negotiations: Union Presentations
  39  
New Warehouses
  39  
Breakaway Company Studies
  39  
Negotiations: Major Market
  39  
Negotiations: Code of Conduct Overseas
  39  
Negotiations: Labor-Management Issues
  39  
Major Market Task Force on Benefits
  39  
Jay Mazur Notes
  39  
Negotiations: Regional Meetings
  39  
Negotiations: Staff Training
  39  
Negotiations: GEB Sessions
  39  
Contract Language Task Force
  39  
Negotiations: Demands
  39  
Negotiations: Warehouse Task Force
  39  
Negotiations: Media, Communications, Press Releases
  39  
Negotiations: Correspondence
  39  
Negotiations: Meeting Notes
  39  
Negotiations: Binder
  39  
Amalgamated Clothing and Textiles Workers Union (ACTWU)
  39  
Negotiations: Strike Preparation
  39  
Negotiations: Mobilization
  39  
Negotiations: Liz Claiborne Task Force
  39  
Negotiations: Schedule
  39  
Funds
  39  
Negotiations: Meeting
March 14

  39  
Negotiations: Warehouse
  39  
Negotiations: Communication
  39  
Negotiations
  39  
Contract Comparisons
  39  
Warehouse Meeting
March 14

  39  
Negotiations: Carl Proper
  39  
GEB Outerwear Session
  39  
Negotiations: Language
  40  
Negotiation Memos
  40  
Major Market Negotiations Mailing Notes
  40  
Shops with Expiring Contracts
  40  
Association Codes
  40  
Alpha Firm List
November 27

  40  
Association Codes
  40  
Alpha Firm List [folder 1 of 2]
February 6

  40  
Alpha Firm List [folder 2 of 2]
February 6

  41  
Politics: Presidential Campaign
  41  
Campaign for New Priorities
  41  
US Congressman Gerry Nadler
  41  
Clinton Campaign: Industrial Policy
  41  
Clinton General Information
  41  
Clinton General Information: Code of Conduct
  41  
Clinton Commerce Department: Ron Brown and Chicago Conference
  41  
Clinton Commerce Department: Ron Brown and Prabhakar Package
  41  
Clinton Commerce Department: Corporate Governance
  41  
Clinton Commerce Department: Briefing
  41  
Clinton Commerce Department: Briefing Follow-up
  41  
Clinton Commerce Department: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  41  
Clinton Commerce Department: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Emspak [folder 1 of 2]
  41  
Clinton Commerce Department: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Emspak [folder 2 of 2]
  41  
Clinton Commerce Department: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Technology Reinvestment Project Grants
  41  
Clinton Dunlop Commission
  41  
Clinton Dunlop Commission: IGLWU-DOL Communications
  41  
Clinton Dunlop Commission: Press Coverage and AFL-CIO Response
  41  
Clinton Dunlop Commission: Work and Technology Institute (WTI) Conference on International Evidence
  41  
Clinton Health Policy
  41  
Clinton Health Policy: Health Care Briefing
October

  41  
Clinton Health Policy: ILGWU Proposal
  41  
Clinton Health Policy: Ira Magaziner
  41  
Clinton Labor Department: Employment and Training
  41  
Clinton Labor Department: High Performance Workplaces
July

  41  
Clinton Labor Department: New American Workplace
  41  
Clinton Labor Department: Retraining
  41  
Clinton: US Budget
February 17

  41  
Clinton Technology Policy
  41  
AFL-CIO Evolution of Committee Work
  41  
AFL-CIO Work and Technology Institute (WTI)
  41  
AFL-CIO Work and Technology Institute (WTI): Agile Project
  41  
New York State Industrial Effectiveness Program
  41  
New York State Legislature: Lobbying ILGWU Agenda
  41  
New York State Legislature: Sweatshop Legislation
  41  
New York State: Pataki Administration Department of Economic Development
  41  
Port Authority
  41  
Caret
  41  
Case Study: Proper and Mathews
  41  
Work and Technology Institute (WTI): Brian Turner
  41  
Work and Technology Institute (WTI): Current
  41  
Work and Technology Institute (WTI): Case Studies
  41  
Mazur-Cuomo Meeting
August 19

  41  
Mazur-Cuomo Meeting
March

  41  
New York City: Ruth Messinger
  41  
New York City Planning Commission: Meeting with Jay Mazur
March 29

  41  
New York City Public Relations
  41  
New York City Council: Living Wage Bill
  41  
New York City Council Hearing
June 24

  41  
New York City Council Hearing on Job Creation
  41  
Ira Brophy, Brooklyn
  41  
New York City Department of Employment
  41  
New York City: Barry Sullivan
  41  
New York City Mayor Dinkins: Meeting Background Information
April 5

  41  
New York City Mayor Dinkins: European Trip
  41  
New York City Mayor Dinkins: Policy Statement
  41  
New York City Mayor Dinkins: Policy Statement
  41  
New York City Mayor Dinkins: Promotion and Development Proposal
  41  
New York City Economic Development Corporation
  41  
New York City Economic Development Corporation: Financial Aid
  41  
New York City Economy
  41  
New York City Entrepreneurial Government Report
May

  41  
New York City: Mark Green
  41  
New York City Job Creation Report
  41  
New York City Partnership
  41  
New York City Mayor Giuliani: ILG Background