Nation: Still There

Unlike the Electrical Workers' Carey and the Steelworkers' McDonald, most major union leaders are returned to office almost by rote. Among these is Polish-born David Dubinsky, president of the 440,000-member International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Last week, at 73, Dave Dubinsky was re-elected for a twelfth three-year term and was awarded a $50-a-week raise (to $31,000 a year). As usual, he had only token opposition. Said Dubinsky after 1,000 I.L.G.W.U. convention delegates gave him an ovation: "There is much more to be done. I feel I can give much service yet."


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