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13 white waiters in San Francisco struck against the employment of African Americans. This led to the formation of the White Cooks and Waiters Union. -1883
NOTE: the constitution of UNITE HERE, the modern union for food service workers – including cooks and waiters -- says that the union shall unite all workers “regardless of race, religion or creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual preference or orientation, gender identification or citizenship status.”
Southern Tenant Farmers' Union organized in Tyronza, Ark. - 1934
- David Prosten