TITLE

WAGES IN WOMEN'S COAT AND SUIT MANUFACTURING

PUB. DATE
November 1971
SOURCE
Monthly Labor Review;Nov71, Vol. 94 Issue 11, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the wages of production workers in the women's coat and suit manufacturing industry in the U.S. Two of the highest paid jobs in the industry; Jobs that were paid with individual piece rates; Number of workers having agreements with the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union.
ACCESSION #
5990769

 

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