Month: July 2014

WHY ONE LEAVES AN INTERNATIONAL SECRETARY TREASURERSHIP

LOOK BEHIND THE UNION LABEL This holiday season, UNITE, the needle-trades union that nearly a century ago began to transform Manhattan’s rag trade jungle into a social democracy, bought full-page ads in major papers across the country. ‘’We are taking a stand against sweatshops,’’ the union declared. ‘’When you shop this season,’’ UNITE told shoppers, …