Question: What does look for the union label mean?

: an identifying mark attached to goods indicating that they have been produced by union labor or that particular goods or services have been sold or done by that labor.: an identifying mark attached to goods indicating that they have been produced by union labor

What are the words to look for the union label?

“Look for the Union Label”: The Making of the Jingle “Look for the union label, when you are buying that coat, dress, or blouse, Remember somewhere, our unions sewing, our wages going to feed the kids and run the house, We work hard, but whos complaining?

What did the union label in a garment indicate?

Vintage clothing pickers and sellers often use ILGWU union labels to help identify the general era a piece of clothing was made because the union tags design (which has changed 8 times since 1900) can help narrow the garments age within a window of approximately 10 to 20 years.

Who wrote Look for the union label?

Look for the Union Label: History of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union (Labor & Human Resources Series): Tyler, Gus: 9781563244100: Books.

What does the union bug look like?

The union label, or “bug” as it is commonly referred to, is a term that originates from the fact that a tiny logo is printed on a product and looks like a little insect or “bug.” It indicates that printed materials are completely union made during every step of the printing process.

What is the name of the printers union?

SOGAT was formed in 1966 by the National Union of Printing, Bookbinding and Paper Workers and the National Society of Operative Printers and Assistants (NATSOPA).

Does the Triangle Shirtwaist factory still exist?

The Triangle Shirtwaist factory occupied the eighth, ninth, and tenth floors of the Asch Building, which still stands at 23-29 Washington Place beside Washington Square Park in Manhattan. The shirtwaist factory is now called the Brown Building, and is part of the New York University campus.

Who died in the Triangle factory fire?

In all, 146 workers, most of them immigrant young women and girls, perished in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire.

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