Juan Laboriel Interview Two, Tape 1, Side B

CENTRO: New York City Hispanic Labor Documentation Oral History Project

Laboriel discusses his first job in New York as a worker in the Garment District. He worked in a coat factory, and discusses politics in the workplace. He also discusses his personal history and the adversity that he overcame in order to move to New York. He goes on to talk about the work he did to organize workers at the company he worked at and the work he did with the Commercial Workers Union and his position as a collective bargaining representative. Note: low audio quality


Date
January 3, 2001, Recording date
Interviewee
Juan Laboriel
Interviewer
Ismael Garcia
Duration
30m 53.0s
Language
Spanish
Object Type
Sound
Identifier
LABOR.JLab.2001.01.03.1b
Related Keywords
Work, Labor unions, Factories, Discrimination
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Malcolm X, Fidel Castro, Local 174-United Food and Commercial Workers, Hispanic Labor Committee, District Council 37 (AFSCME/AFL-CIO), GOYA, Local 342-United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 888-United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 1-United Association Plumbers, Local 128-International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
Related Dates
1968, Date mentioned
Related Items
Juan Laboriel Interview One, Tape 1, Side A
Citation
CENTRO: New York City Hispanic Labor Documentation Oral History Project. Juan Laboriel Interview Two, Tape 1, Side B: LABOR.JLab.2001.01.03.1b. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 16 Sep 2019.
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