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THIS WEEK IN LABOR HISTORY - November 27


Some 1,200 workers sit down at Midland Steel, forcing recognition of the United Auto Workers, Detroit - 1936
 
The pro-labor musical revue, “Pins & Needles,” opens on Broadway with a cast of Int’l Ladies Garment Workers Union members. The show ran on Friday and Saturday nights only, because of the cast’s regular jobs. It ran for 1,108 performances before closing - 1937