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The Sun (Newspaper) - February 21, 1947, Cincinnati, OhioThe sin a a a i be news wage program is Foremost in Formica local plans t is h m e w Ere there by Elmer Kauffman do we need a wage increase1 can we gel it without a Price increase our top leadership say a yes a the Bosses As usual say a no Quot i who is right we that we should be paid a living wage so we can Purchase the things manufactured that we need Over and above the Bare necessities of life. And if we done to have the purchasing Power to get them they will be stored away and not put to use resulting in an Over Supply a depression and unemployment. The Nathan report for Cio shows that the average increase for the entire country could be 25 per cent but this does not mean that even body could get that amount. Some could get Only five per cent while other industries could pay 30 or 35 per cent. The report shows that Industrial profits in some cases have increased in 1045-46 by 760 5 per cent. Some have increased Only 22 7 per cent. These com Pames say. A Don t Cut into our profits let us make More you product More and that will be Fine but v e can t pay the last round of wage increases the report shows were increased Only 13 per cent in the Ford industries but their profits went up 24.0 per cent. In the textile Industry wag d went up 4.5 per cent profits 26 2 per cent. In 15 other industries the average wage increase was 2 5 Par cent while profits increased iv.9 per cent. It therefore becomes More in hardware cutlery. Builders and factory supplies Aufdemkampe 112 lilt Freeman Avenue Park Ajr ims George p. Booklet mgr. Steaks chops Chicken evening dinners till ii. Union Headquarters Broth Rhood bldg. 1009 vist st. Port ant every Day that our wage program be publicized through the medium of radio and the press. In this Way our Trade Union members and the unorganized Section of the workers can set for themselves what the a Core is. The Nam and the chamber of Commerce Are filling the an and the newspaper with false propaganda spending millions to Poison your minds so you la feel that wage increases Are not necessary even though your pocket j Book says they Are. We must All support our National Cion a wage program. Special notice local 757 will hold a special membership meeting at 2 . Sunday feb. 23, at the Union Hall. 3953 Spring Grove Avenue. The special order of business will be a discussion of the wage program and How it affects every member we will also devote Lime to a contract discussion. Formica notes by Mae risk first shift h a r t lest con g Ratu la t w is t o Robert Lafontaine and his wife the former Hazel. Gordon inspection. On the birth of a Fine baby boy. Good Luck to All of you. Alberta Bernhardt took the final step saturday when she married Cornelius Carboy. Best Luck to the newlyweds. Alberto will be Back to work after a weeks leave of absence. The Job evaluation committee has been meeting and announces several jobs which have been approved. The following were approved on feb. 7 furniture i Packer in the shipping room new Job re studied placed in c bracket. There will be Back pay retroactive to the Date of the new Job. Machine shop drum Sanders re studied placed in c bracket. Decorative Sheet inspector old grievance re studied remains in a bracket with no Back pay. Inlay dept. Real Wood group Leader re studied placed in d bracket pay retroactive to Date made group Leader. Clerk inspection dept., restudy placed in a bracket. The following jobs Wert approved on feb. 10 shipping checker new Job. Placed in c bracket. Shipping packing group Leader new Job placed in d bracket. Veneer sprayer placed in b bracket. Treated materials reminder new % press Beh Vior Why not both shies be Man asks the times Star Federated pres did say where this picture was taken but with Adele Jurgens in the swim suit it is no wonder swimming is so popular. Write your congressman to vote against anti labor Laws the following utter was written by Waldo Stager Field represent live of the United electrical amp Radii a machine workers to the editor of the times Star As the result of an editor a 1. Appear r i no in that paper to the editor Cincinnati times Star my attention has been called to the editorial that appeared in the february 14 Issue of your newspaper w Ith regard to the action of the general executive Board of the United. Electrical radio and machine workers of America in lifting the charter of a local Union in Bridgeport Conn. Your editorial overlooks the fact that the expulsion of the 27 members was done by two officers of the local Union without trial hearing charges or evidence presented of any kind. Furthermore you make no mention of the fact that this action was contrary to the Constitution of the local and International Union. You leave the impression that t h e i n t e i n a i i it a. 1. U n to its act i u n was not democratic while the local officers actions were of. The contrary is True. Under our National contract with the g Enera i e1 a irk con Pany these 27 expelled members would have lost their jobs. If or. Editor these 27 members Are such dangerous people is it not strange that general electric should keep them on the payroll surely the times Star would not accuse general electric of Fost ering or helping communism by what logic do you draw the Cone 1 u s w a it f i t h a t a want i con i m is n it workers cannot work in any Cio it i Gano d Plant a. In More than six years As a representative of tin National Union almost All of it in Cincinnati and four years i i to that As a w or Ker in Cio organized shops i have never tit known of a single m pm be i x per 11 de for his put it 111 u Ai beliefs of non beliefs. The action of the National office was necessity to maintain our Union m the Bridgeport Plant of general electric. To us it seems quits significant that this soc amp Ltd internal dissension comes at a time when we enter into natio tial negotiations with Gene Ray electric. May i k spec fully suggest that in the future you extend this Union the Courtesy of he a ring its Side a such controversies before you publish a distortion of the facts and draw your own erroneous conclusion. Phil s men s shop met and boy s 52 Madison re. Twenty checks for $1 each Check costs 5 cents with a guardian Bank popular checking account. No minimum balance. My mar f. D. T. C. Guardian Bank 117 e. 6 the. St. Via to cult a Lutsen uhf a new York up it a the United radio amp machine workers Cio executive Board last week revoked the charter of its Bridgeport Conn., general electric co. Local whose officers recently expelled 27 members on the grounds of being communists and fellow travellers. A the International Union takes this action Quot it announced a to protect the contract rights and the jobs of the membership of the local Union against a Small group of officers whose arbitrary action is illegal under our International both the be International and local bylaws forbid discrimination against an member because of a Craft age sex nationality race Creed or political among those members a arbitrarily expelled by the local Union officers without a hearing or Job. Placed in b bracket. Treated the Opportunity to speak a the materials trucker new Job. Placed in b bracket. Treated materials posting clerk placed in a bracket. Treated materials Roll record clerk placed in a bracket. Treated materials order clerk placed in b bracket. Layout and planning clerk new Job placed in e bracket with Back pay retroactive to Date of grievance. In the veneer dept a new Job first class Cabinet and pattern maker was placed in g bracket. If your Job is not listed above it is probably awaiting approval. You. Will be notified of the status through the committee. Be revokes Bridgeport charter War veterans s peed letter service 205 i 6�h Street m a 4652 in go ,4 it Quot p a i amp Complete letter ,.ee Board said a Wert duly elected shop stewards the first president of the local Union and a substantial number of present and former Union officers. A the Board action was unanimously taken alter the Bridgeport local s officers who were elected dec. 12. Failed to obey an order from be pres. Albert j. Fitzgerald calling for reinstatement of the ousted members. Officers of the local w ill a receive every Opportunity to be heard in defense of their illegal activities a when the Board meets in March the be leaders said. The Oakley building and loan co. 3140 Madison Road loan s n ii it i dentistry guru is ill wies clean tags i 1,1,1 Nils p l a i e s extractions st i Daft Tvett to a a Tui a Man Scaini cold Silver porcelain Otto of to responsible Pton or. 5. Pollack in Sci Tui and Stephen 612 Vine st. Opp. Enquirer bldg. Cd 6936 zone 2 cd 6866 Elvi iad is in attendance a Union made work and dress shoes a i a Cheviot Westwood 3634 Harrison Norwood Psi Montgomery newport�?833 Monmouth a we specialize in printing Union newspaper Union stationery Union agreements Western printing co. We print the Sun 534 Sycamore Street main 6682 open Tun hot a hat Lea a tax co products a Campista lubrication a peal to Era a acce Asoria a p Iii a Iosim appliance a body. Fender work and general Auto repairing a Hines Brothers 20 a. A Aleriene. 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