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At the inaugural conference of the Women's Trade Union League, held at the Berkeley Lyceum in New York, Addams argues that women workers should unionize to improve working conditions.
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The Inter Ocean summarizes Addams' lecture on rising corruption in trade union leadership.
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Addams discusses the evils of the sweatshop system and urges women to look for the union label when shopping for goods.
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Addams' comments to striking girls about working conditions and labor organization. The strike, against the International Harvester Company, Deering Division, resulting in the shut down of the plant, putting 6,000 out of work. This is a portion of a longer article on the strike.
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Zueblin argues that a deliberate labor policy from the Progressive Party is the key to its survival.
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Charles Love criticizes the tendency of employers and employees to have separate lives outside the shop door, and he seeks a new social order in which they would interact at work and outside of work.
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In 1894, Addams gave a speech to the Chicago Woman's Club and the Twentieth Century Club about the Pullman strike. The speech was not published until 18 years later, in the November 1912 Survey. In it, she draws comparisons between the key players in the strike, particularly George Pullman, and Shakespeare's dysfunctional royal family.
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Jesse Ashley's article describing a strike in Massachusetts.