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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 06, 1912, Image 9

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SHOULD WOMEN WORKERS JOIN UNIpNS?
Violet L. Pike.
By Violet L. Pike, a'Vassar
graduate.
'Small wages. Long hojurs
Lack of "sayso."
These are the three pig factors
which are going to drive every
woman worker in the' United
State into the shelter of labor or
ganizations organizations that,
in general, will be forjned exclu
sively of women and which will
not be affiliated with men's or
ganizations except that, in
strikes, they will unite lor a com
jnoncauset 1
necessary
exclusive
Why has it become
for women to have
unions?
Because women are constituted
differently from men, generally,
working most effectively under
conditions unlike those under
which men are' most effective.
Then, too, women need independ
ent organizations because they
are engaged in independent
trades traHes in which men are
not engaged at all.
The prime motive for banding"
together is wpman-'s imperative
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