Footnote 11

Calculated from U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Directory of National Unions and Employee Associations, 1975. Bulletin 1937. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1977, pp. 103, 106; Virginia A. Bergquist, “Women’s Participation in Labor Organizations,” Monthly Labor Review. 97 (10), October, 1974, p. 6; and, RWDSU Record, 21 (6), June, 1974, p. 2. The one woman on RWDSU’s executive board was Doris Turner from Local 1199. In 1956 women made up 50 per cent of the RWDSU membership, the highest figure in its history. Linda H. LeGrande, “Women in Labor Organizations: Their Ranks are Increasing,” Monthly Labor Review. 101 (8), August, 1978, p. 12.