1,800 Warsaw Garment Workers Strike Against Starvation Pay
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1,800 Warsaw Garment Workers Strike Against Starvation Pay

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Eighteen hundred garment workers in 100 Jewish dress manufacturing establishments in Warsaw walked out on strike today, complaining that they were working at starvation wages of from $80 to $150 a year and demanding pay rises.

The workers stated that the wage range for skilled workers was $8 to $15 a week and that they were occupied only for a ten-week period each year. Unskilled laborers, they said, earned about half as much as skilled workers, and laborers in the provinces far less.

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