Union Label

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Union Label

A label on a product indicating that the employees who made the product are represented by a labor union. Union labels are affixed to encourage interested parties (such as other union members or persons who support unions) to buy such a product rather than a similar product made by a non-union company.
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In its rhetoric, labour's role in forging a new society was linked to the union label, whose legitimacy and even holiness were warranted, declared one letter writer, by the Bible itself:
It was a religious line of argument the Journal itself endowed with the authority of an article in 1929: "The union label aspires to be the emblem of humanism, even as the cross is the symbol of Christianity.
Brewer, "Union Label Improves Conditions," The Trades and Labor Congress Journal, December 1929, 20-22; "Union Label Page," The Trades and Labor Congress Journal, October 1939,27-28.
(63.) P.H Shevlin, "The Union Label," Trades and Labor Congress Journal, February 1929,28-29.
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