The International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union, Composed largely of Jewish workers ranks among the wealthiest of labor unions, according to a survey just completed by Philip Kaplowitz, secretary of the Joint Board of the cloak and dress industry.
The union owns realty valued at $1,000,000. It possesses also a union health center where more than 10,000 members receive medical attention annually and a vacation farm of more than 1,000 acress in eastern Pennsylvania.
The Union will open its own bank about December 1, with total resources estimated at $1,500,00. The vacation farm is at Forest Park, Pa. where a hotel accomoating 500 is operated for the union members.
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