• Creator
  • Torres, Ponce M.
  • Created Date
  • 1937
  • Description
  • Letter from the Cannery Workers and Farm Laborers Union Local 18257 to the Japanese Berry Growers Association including a letter listing demands for better wages and working conditions and recognition of the Union Hiring Hall. Quote from document: Today the farm workers of Bainbridge Island are still receiving a starvation wage of twenty cents an hour, with no increase in pay for overtime work, and such wage is not paid until after three or fo... more
    Letter from the Cannery Workers and Farm Laborers Union Local 18257 to the Japanese Berry Growers Association including a letter listing demands for better wages and working conditions and recognition of the Union Hiring Hall. Quote from document: Today the farm workers of Bainbridge Island are still receiving a starvation wage of twenty cents an hour, with no increase in pay for overtime work, and such wage is not paid until after three or four months or after the season is over. In many cases such wage are not paid at all, and the workers find that they have worked for nothing. The time has come for the workers to stop this starvation wage and slavery system ...". less
  • Format
  • text
    Letter (correspondence)
    Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2011