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The Sun (Newspaper) - January 3, 1947, Cincinnati, OhioThe u m a i i it i k 1l w eeb % t in <529 a \ \ Vav progressives unite new York the progressive a Lively of the two Large groups citizens of amerita was formed were chosen As chairmen of the i Thor chairman vol. No. 11 a i. I m7 explain Hillman foundation drive at act luncheon the Cincinnati joint Board the Industry representatives amalgamated clothing workers present indicated their support opened the Campaign for funds of the project. To establish the Hillman found a -�8s Tion at a luncheon thursday. Arthur Hartmann. dec 26. Attended by my Ina or of Tho Jolt Boa Jwj representative of every Gan tha in a Quot of he meet Quot a which teed clothing shop a the u in wed he luncheon Here this week by the amalgamation of 10 Liberal organizations from 21 states represented by 300 delegates All United rebuild i my Progress visa from the grass roots. The objectives of the new organization were keynote by Henry a Wallace with the declaration Quot Quot a we mean to have a two party system one Way or in the roundly cheered declaration was seen the threat of a third party should the rep Foli i n and democratic parties both woo reactionaries Wallace described the present situation As \ i a a. Fake one party system under the guise1 of a a Gnu time block/1 the merger joined the National citizens political action committee. The Independent citizens committee of the arts. Sciences and. Pro fens i on a a and e i g to. T so a 11 e r groups. Or. Frank Kingdon and j to Davidson chairmen respect n a a or g a Niza Tion. Wallace warned against acceptance of leadership from a lukewarm liberals a who he said get us into trouble by seeking to1 a sit in two or three chairs Quot Quot at once. A i would rather see an All out Clear Cut reactionary like sen. Taft in Wallace said than a lukewarm Liberal Wallace declared that progressives should have to allegiance outside the country of any sort a except to one world peaceful a nth. Prospero the former vice president in Dei Roosevelt warned liberals against clashes Over the Issue of Russia. 1 lie said a who put i hatred of Russia first in All their feelings and actions do not believe in peace. A those who hold up russian i standards As a guide for us in the United states do not believe in i to make sure that the Senate labor committee gets Tough with unions. Sen. Robert a. Taft r. Ohio has decided to become its chairman. This move keeps the Job from sen. George d. Aiken r. It whose labor record has been much belter than that of most republicans. Federated pictures. Nati area. An initial contribution of $5000 is being made by the act joint Board which expects to receive aver $4000 in contributions from the members of the Union. The representatives of Industry were asked to participate in raising the balance of the estimated Cincinnati quota. $30.000 i to1 $40,000 in conjunction with 1 other unions and individuals con in hut ions. Congress will seek to knife Portal to Portal pay claims by lae Pressman Cio can eral counsel they have under the wage hour Law As determined by apparently one of the first the u. S. Supreme c ourt. The purpose of the Hillman threatened acts on the part of j i refer to claims Tor Back pay foundation established at the Congress is not to be directed to which workers Are entitled recent National Cio convention against the hard ships which covering their travel time and from oct. 1939 to oct. 1940, the arose whether the time spent in employee must be paid time and walking from the time clock to a half for All hours in excess of the place where work was per the work week fixed in that Law formed As Well As the time spent the wage hour Law establishes in certain Quot make ready Active the work week for the year oct. Ties prior to the commencement 1938 to oct. 1939 As 44 hours of productive work. The queston to provide scholarships Foi now confront american work Timo spent on other preliminary work week is established As 42 these activities should be con promising Union members m work in pants Uncle a recent hours. For All years subsequent Side red As Quot employment Quot labor relations and it a a us Roux no it in Fow of decks on by that u. S. Supreme ,0 act 1940 the work week is set courses in Nance educational projects in the livin6 and the absence of de court involving the it. Clemens st i by of i Sybor soc i a 1 a Ltd a con cent housing but r a t her to d a j pot t cry c o. Omic problems. An award for Prive workers of claims which under the wage hour Law an at 40 hours. The it. Clemens Case involved the time spent by employees in outstanding Public service in these Fields is also planned. On the Hoard of the foundation will an representatives off labor Industry and other outstanding individuals. On to lira Ona Roll u improved Jack 1c Roll National Cio Pac director end manager of the Cincinnati joint Board amalgamated clothing workers of am Erica was in Good condition this week at jewish Hospital. He underwent a major operation last weak. To living Cost climbs 57% further proof that living costs have soared All out of proportion to the wage raises received by workers was contained in a Bureau of labor statistics report this week showing that living costs Are up 57% in Cincinnati above their level of aug. 19, 1939. Or. X belongs to Ftp clubs. A Lens Odd up the $1,100 e year owes i or x buys suits four or five it a Elma he used to 1 �?o5 each new $200. I help for mrs. X new numbers Feur of Cook o governess a second Moid end o Gardener. Or Quot hours if periods of time in question Are considered a hours worked Quot then the employees had a claim against the employer for time and a half for those periods. This is so because the time spent by the employees in these activities would bring their num j her of hours to a total in excess i of the work week. Moreover under the wage hour Law the employees would be entitled not Only to their unpaid wages but Al o to an equal amount As liquidated damages. Cd Alan we do i pjs 71 w ill claim millions from Wright to. R local 647. United Auto workers former bargaining agent for thousands of workers at the this cartoon was inspired by an article in the Wall Street journal bemoaning the plight of huge Lockland Wright Plant an a or. X. Who s having trouble supporting his family on $45,000 per year. Sounds Tough does t it bounced its plans this week to Federated pictures file suit for Portal to Portal pay a a i a to if wow 1 based on the recent supreme but Joe workers problem is How coun t�?~7n, a.bert1 Busch a president of the local. Busch said Legal forms Are being mailed to the member with the instructions that each Joe brought out his weekly pay receipts from individual must Fiu out and is the Federal Telephone amp Telegraph co. At Clif ton n. His take Home pay the week ending Dee. 15 was $47.43, the week before it was to live on $45 salary to mid november alone with food jumping 9.2%. Traffic by Miriam Kolkin Newark n. up it a or. And mrs. Joe Feinsot of Newark n. J., have a lot in common with or. And mrs. X of san Francisco the in the Cost of living shot up 4.4 Frappy couple the Wall Street journal discovered per cent from Nidick lobe to ii eng in misery on $45,000 a year. A that 45 brings us right close together,11 Joe pop Feinsot said sarcastically. A i make 45 a week and he makes 45�?thousand a still in his Early 40�?Ts despite the nickname affectionately bestowed on him by his Brothers in local 447, United electrical radio amp machine workers a Cio Feinsot earns $1.20 an hour As a milling a a a i machine operator. we were sitting in the living room of the Asp psf f �7-feinsot�?Ts Home with the Wall Street journal Story spread out on a table in front of us. Pretty Blond mrs. Feinsot stared unbelieving by at the headline. A emr. X barely manages to make ends meet on $45,000 a year a it said. A a skips on a clothes gifts no new car fewer a i done to know what to say a she said slowly a we just can to get along at All on what Joe makes. I have to keep putting off Bill collectors from week to week. In be been drawing from the Bank steadily but All we have left now is. $50. The form if they Are to participate in the suit. A hundreds of former em-$45 69. On a straight 40-hour week after Deduc ploys members and non. Tons for social Security health insurance wit members a Busch said car holding tax and Union dues $1.50 a month his swamping the office with re pay came to $43.54. 8 o slow n Snow my count i 9b�wl a and most of the time its a 40-hour week a Joe said. A the company Cut out All overtime last june a the Feinsot pay $40 a month rent for the half of the old fashioned Frame House they occupy on a pleasant Newark Side Street. Food comes to about $25 a week for them and their son and daughter. 11-year old twins. A your milk Bill alone last week w As $4 56,�?� mrs. Feinsot said. She pays 24c a quart for an extra Good Grade of milk to help build up the boy who was dangerously ill last year and is still wreak. Other items in the Feinsot budget include $7 a month for utilities $4.68 for a Telephone $5.76 a month for insurance. Then there a $12 a year for a fraternal organization. Their Only saving is $2 a week in Bonds. In mime is m pm go a quests for forms authorizing the Union to process the Many Busch continued at a coming directly to the Headquarters at 2728 Vine Street realizing that due to address changes or other reasons the Union hag lost mailing Contact with them. A we Are going to make sure that our Case is in Legal process before Congress passes legislation that will nullify the possibility of workers benefiting under the Portal to Portal pay ruling by the supreme court 1 Busch declared. The suit filed this week will amount to at least �?~3d million dollars. Busch said
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