December 16, 1951

Today in Labor History

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The New York Times reports on December 17 that the “metropolitan area was threatened with a bagel famine yesterday as thirty-two of the city’s thirty-four bagel bakeries remained closed in a dispute between 300 members of Local 338 of the Bagel Bakers of America, A.F.L., and the Bagel Bakers Association.”  The union settled its dispute over health and welfare payments and workplace sanitation in late January.

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