Today’s Labor Quote: Matthew Woll
After ILGWU president David Dubinsky (photo) was elected to the AFL’s Executive Council in 1934, Woll, a vice president of the American Federation of Labor, said:
"Dubinsky’s election means more than the recognition of a man. It means a recognition of the race that he sprang from and a notice to Hitler that we Americans recognize no racial distinctions or restrictions in the labor movement.”
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