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The Sun (Newspaper) - December 16, 1949, Cincinnati, OhioPublished by the greater Cincinnati Industrial Union Council the fit it 0 �7 w a Llo 4 t so to a Liberal Cio week i v m owned he its Reader vol. 12 no. 5 is i. Ohio entered As second class matter june 301, 1944 at the Post Ott be at Cincinnati 2, Ohio under act of March 3. 1879 december 16. 1919 free world labor tax levies Are a group launched with a a a a i t of of Constitution for Cincinnati s Wetta must look for thai Label London la a the new int l conference of free Trade unions came into formal existence Here last week when delegates representing More than 46 million Trade unionists in 53 countries reached the High Point of a 10-Day meeting by adopting a Constitution. Representatives of both the Cio and Al participate in in \ Monist world body. The Constitution Calls for coordination of the defense of the worlds free Trade unions against forces a Quot aiming at their destruction. Or at the restriction of their rights or at their subjugation by totalitarian or other anti labor promote unions the Constitution specifically Calls on the member unions to promote the growth of Union movements in the worlds undeveloped countries to work for world wide full employment to encourage unionism in countries suffering in the Wake of the War to protect and expand free labor and to eliminate forced labor. The new confederation is the Noin c11 m. Mun is world s a Riser to the communist run world federation of Trade unions. Dutch president after approving the Constitution delegates elected. J. A Oldenbroek of the Netherlands to the Post of permanent Secretary of the confederation and voted to establish Headquarters in Brussels. Oldenbroek is Secretary of the strongly anti communist inf 1 transport workers federation. A n d president Philip Murray of the Cio and president William Green of the Al were named to coast snied on. Page c firs Iue-ci0 Case to be heard by Norb in a Ion december 19 the first Norb hearing on the new Intel Union of electrical radio amp machine workers Cio will be held in Dayton. Ohio dec. 19. More than 26,000 general motors workers May win or Loose a Chance to throw off the communist dominated United electrical workers Union As a result of the hearing. Be ousted by Cio at its recent convention for failing to properly represent its members contracts at six pm plants Frigidaire and Delco in Dayton Delco appliances at rochester., n.y., Delco renin at new Brunswick . And Packard electric at Warren Ohio. Due Cio had petitioned for hearings concerning All these plants and the Board granted its request in the form of one big hearing for All. The question to be decided is whether the bar a gaining agent at the pm plants is in dispute. Due claims there certainly is a dispute since the workers want to be represented by the new Union. Be and Many electric companies throughout the country Are hiding behind present contracts to avoid a switch in Union represent Ion. After the pm hearing Norb will decide whether there is to be an. Election at the plants if an election is held observers say that due Cio would win. Next tuesday december 20, the voters of Hamilton county will have to decide whether they will pass the tax levies face a Cut in services or submit to a probable pay Roll tax. Anyway they look at it the answer is to vote for the tax levies. Look on owner taxpayer and wage earner. Let us say his Home is on the tax duplicate for $7500. If the extra tax levies pass there will be appreciable change in his City taxes As he already has been paying an extra Levy which was voted two years ago. And the City Levy simply would in effect renew it. There will be a $2 increase for every $1000 to support county a welfare. Thus it will Cost him $15 More than he now is paying if both levies pass. But what if they fail Well in the first place the whole question of Relief will be dumped right Back into the Lap of the City. Between the Relief Load and the deficit for operating expenses the City already faces Cincinnati will be faced with the need for Between $4,000,000 and $5,000.000. Where can cuts be made to any unthinkable particularly if Gar thing like that extent some people have the idea that there Are a lot of people on Relief who be there. They do not realize that in any Large City there always is a. Load a g e co 1 Lect Ion. We re a b a 11 d on de. What would be much More Likely to occur would be that City Council would impose some kind of a payroll or income tax. Suppose were levied. Of people who have been in Capa c on a Many a salary. If he earned stated for work by illness or in $3000 a year that would Cost him i u. By a. N in my laymen a s com pare d to t he $ 15 p a is who first become unemployed and a great amount of the sum usually Are those who least can raised would be consumed by afford to be Cut out of work. At present the Relief cases Are the expense of collecting it. Should Council decide that receiving Only 80% of what the 1 while it is going to Levy a tax state budget says is necessary the sum might As Well be 1%, anyone who thinks this can be j As in Toledo that would be $50. Cut simply is dreaming. Worse yet. The legislature is so what about cutting expenses pretty sure to invoke a state in of City departments a come tax to eliminate the con Well by cutting the police and fusion which will come from fire departments in half and f Cincinnati Norwood st. Bernard eliminating a Large part of the j etc., All turning to income taxes City Hospital budget a Dent could j and that is pretty Apt to happen be made in the deficit. If we tax people who live in but the Home owners fire in-1 those other cities and work in us Ranee Bill then would sky Cincinnati. Rocket. His children s safety on i then again the state will re the streets would be tremendous turn perhaps 50 cents for every by injured. And it soon would not be Safe for any of us to venture Forth after dark without $1 it collects in Cincinnati and the Homeowner again will come out the Short end of the Deal As fear of holdups for the Cine in a Cinci Natian. He May not like Nati police department already taxes any better than the next is undermanned. And the health fellow but this should make him problem in the City would become vote for the levies. Do you want these children to starve pres. Jacob s. Potofsky of the amalgamated clothing workers examines the Label in his Union made suit As the act Campaign to make buyers of men s and boys cd o thing Union Label conscious moves Forward. Pensions boosted to $100 in act pad pensions will soon be increased about $20 a month to $100, under an agreement Between the amalgamated clothing workers Cio and the clothing manufacturers Assn. Affected Are 150,000 workers in the menus and boys clothing Industry. The increase was made possible because the existing fund now has a. Reserve of $60,000,000, of which $35,000,000 is for pensions. The increase thus will mean no added Cost to the employers who foot the entire Cost putting in 3 per cent of their payroll for retirement benefits and 2 per cent for social welfare benefits. The Valiare plan was inaugurated in 1943 and the pension benefits in 1947. Workers already retired under the Industry wide plan number 3575, and they will Benefit by the increase. Negotiations Are now under Way to extend old age retirement benefits to 75,00 1 shirt and. Cotton garment workers under act jurisdiction. They already get health 1 i be. Accident in Stern i t a hospitalization and surgical benefits. Ama to spend millions fighting health plan Washington la a with i another $3,000,000 assured thru i the first compulsory dues in the history of the american medical association the Ama has Enci i barked on a drive to kill both president Truman a health insurance plan and All other Bills i now before Congress extending medical care. These Cincinnati children need Relief and need it badly. You have to decide if you want them and Many other needy cases to starve or if you provide the necessary Relief funds at the special election tuesday december 20. Your vote is needed for both county welfare and City tax Levy. The Cio Council has endorsed both levies and urges every member to vote for them. T x Kroll predicts gains in 1950 Atlantic City la a president Truman s far Deal wih gain 20 congressman and. Salt senators in the 1953 election k Jack Kroll. Cio Pac predicted in a report to Al executive Board of the Arne a Gama Ted clothing workers. He predicted that a number of Dixie rats will lose out Quot because they Parade As democrats and vote like

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