• Creator
  • Cannery Worker, Official News Bulletin of the Cannery Workers and Farm Laborers Union, Local 18257
  • Created Date
  • 1937
  • Description
  • Official newsletter or bulletin for the Cannery Workers and Farm Laborers Union, Local 18257, March 18, 1937. Announces among other news the effective bargaining power of the Northwest Food products union members who threatened a walk-out if their demands of an 8 hour work day, and wage increases were not met. Noted is that women gained $.40 per hour overtime while men can earn up to $.75 per hour. The newsletter also includes testimonials fro... more
    Official newsletter or bulletin for the Cannery Workers and Farm Laborers Union, Local 18257, March 18, 1937. Announces among other news the effective bargaining power of the Northwest Food products union members who threatened a walk-out if their demands of an 8 hour work day, and wage increases were not met. Noted is that women gained $.40 per hour overtime while men can earn up to $.75 per hour. The newsletter also includes testimonials from people who claim the union been effective in securing them cannery jobs in Puget Sound and Alaska. less
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  • Newsletter
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