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The Sun (Newspaper) - January 17, 1947, Cincinnati, OhioFag 4the Sun the Sun a l i or ral b a Cek i y published by 1 lie Grenier Cincinnati Industrial i Nim Coli hit Cio congressman drip 8y Yomen i the Law a a fic m Hotona c Ami ctr Ray a o c def # to. 1944 tint Post office at a it a i March a fe79 �306 Bell Block 606 Rollin h. Everell vines. Cincinnati 2, Ohio. Main 41-9 editor a a. It of a to Ephom. Executive Board Al Jordan. Ray Tucker Elmer Kauff Man. Jerry Maxey John Dehner Arthur Hartmann Waller Grainger George Grigsby Willis Wilder. Isaac Bradshaw Wilfred Porter Max Sien Hugo King James Wigbell Clarence Rau Ray Sowder Earl Dee is Nathaniel Jordan. Subscription. S2.00 per year. Hull runt lot nov a control the very forces who have protested to the High heavens against governmental interference in our system of free Enterprise today have the Driver s reins and Are dashing hell Bent toward government control. Of course it is just government control of labor that Thev Are interested in. They have the strange idea a hat democracy can travel a split Road Hall of it the labor or human half the Road of state control and the property half the Road of free Enterprise Thev propose to limit severely of prohibit the right to strike in essential industries. They seek to destroy the strength of unions by prohibiting them from acting on an Industry wide basis. They would restore the use of injunctions such As were used to wreck labor after the last War. In Short they would return us to the situation of the 20s. When unions were prostrate when profits soared while consumer purchasing Power represented in wages stood still they would Lead us a not he disastrous depression. Then All of the National to. Y would fall inevitably under go ment direction and control. Off but Why can t / up my anti labor Bill first letters suggests shop Portal solutions so by As an officer of a local must Star tin signature of the president and Secretary and the Union Seal. This is to avoid the impression an officer May be speaking for a local unless that is the Case if ask Al Cio a. J. So they Lead us toward the Statini which Thev profess letters m the editor of the j01m lohi0r011c0 detest. And to Blind the people they blow up a great smoke be Brut Ana on a it i a of gen con Reen which they Label Union monopoly and abuses interest. Anonymous letters util Mot be accepted. Letters must either be Isnit it strange that in the midst of this alleged monopoly trom or if a Canna the Des unions the Industrial income has soared to an Alit me High to nation of a local must be signed by Ile wages have fallen 5j million dollars in a year president and Secretary of the local and Bear the Union Seal the Pieus if unions have grown too Strong in their Battle for better 9xprtii$� sri not necessarily those of wages and working conditions in t it strange that the aver Cio or the st n. Age factory wage is Only $45 a week when everyone knows living need in this nation is not government of unions but genuine collective bargaining which Many of our Large industrialists Are not willing to subscribe to. The of editor the Sun we have been hearing and and the Senate Are pouring swarms of Bills into the legislative machinery. There Are Bills designed to outlaw the closed and Union shops and All other forms of Union Security Bills to compel unions to bargain with individual Plant managements rather than the True owners of paid. Misconstrue Portal suit issues too much nonsense is v4ng spread about the pin Tal to Portal suits by Union members and it is obvious that they Are taking their Cue from the labor baiting articles in the local press. Now Congress which is the highest legislative authority m the land passed the wage and hour act for the Benefit of working people the supreme court is the highest judicial tribunal in the land and in interpret my the wage and hour Law it held that the time spent from the Tima clock to the place of work and i a make ready time Quot were Bompensa under the Law unless the time so consumed is a a few seconds or a few minutes now 1 done to think that any worker should be ashamed of asking for what Congress and the supreme court of the United states say be is entitled to. We can rest assured that if the shoe were on the other foot the employer would demand All his rights. Of course Many workers Wal he entitled to nothing because the time consumed will be too i Little or the company has w Ink i de at the employee dressing pm the company s time. Now everyone will agree that a Miner who spends forty Nim utes in a mine car travelling from the head of the pit to the lace of operation is entitled to pay. Similarity everyone will agree that a worked who spends two minutes or less m travel or make ready time per Day should receive no pay. The question remaining is at what Point the legislature and the courts will determine travel time and make ready time should be a mass of that a family cannot be supported adequately on that sum at present living costs Reading much about Portal to injunctions against a a a a i at nit Tulini a a to it democratic privileges which lab Vav Nat we need in this nation is not government control pot Tal Pav i think it by attempt ,. To collect any Back pay o. To or tour it a Quot old bled flt a in it past enforce it in its present form will Century and other Bills to smash Only Lead to friction and con he wa8ner act. The Magna Carta Prosperity of every business and professional Man of the fl1sjon of american Pios Pei by of every uus mess Diu Man or it fl1sj0n among the employees of Farmers and of the whole nation depends upon a higher wage shops. A there inti level in relation to prices. Working people spend their income conditions vary in shops and for the necessities of life and in their spending stimulate pro departments some employees do .<�281in j duct Ion and business. I no t have to change clothes Wash while others Vanace upholds Nathan report on wages prices new York up a Henry a Wallace and is adore Lubin former economic adviser to Franklin d Roosevelt agree with the findings of the Nathan report that american Industry can afford a 25% wage increase endorsement of the report prepared by Robert k. Nathan for the Cio was Given in an Exchange of correspondence by tween Wallace and Lubin made Public Jan. 6, in which the two upheld the View that such a wage increase would still leave business with profits equal to those of 1929, the nations most profit Able year. If the present steady in purchasing Power continues the former government officials agreed the result will be business bankruptcies and consequent widespread unemployment. High production Levels can goods letter Points out. Profits Are soaring ,.ecline. Instead his prices and while wages Lubin. Former commissioner of the Bureau it labor statistics and now u. S. Delegate to the United nations economic and employment commission stresses that the income of a wage and salary earners who constitute three quarters of the gainfully employed people in the United states a is too Low a to Purchase More of the increasing Supply at existing retail Price Levels Quot a unless an increase in wages is provided for american workers a he warns a we Are bound to have a readjustment which will mean bankruptcy to business and unemployment to workers a Wallace in his letter to Lubin Points out that the Nathan report closely parallels a report of the dept of Commerce in no on d Tun i to change and Wash the dirt and i Ime off before they Are in any conditions to ride on cars or be set in on the streets and have to change clothes so often that they How a larger laundry Bill to it pay than others. 1 think a sensible solution to this problem would be to work the same hours and if the conditions were such that the employee has to take time to Wash and do other work before he can depart Foi his Home that his hourly rate be increased in proportion to the time it takes him to perform the extra work. A solution to these problems should be worked out in each shop by the employees and employers As conditions Are so different that no rules or regulations can be applied to All shops but each one can work out a solution of their problem use partly. Or. Lora Nace labor. He state of Ohio front organizations for Industry Are shaping similar a aws. The proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution to outlaw the Union and closed it hop is a Sample. A moreover the National association of manufacturers the Chambers of Commerce and the National Metal trades Assoc a Lon have launched a Campaign of falsehood and trickery to smash thee forts of the unions to pull our members out of the economic pit to which they the corporations Bills to invoke y obviously the suits had to be filed at once As Congress is about to pass legislation restricting the filing of these suits and it is further obvious that the suits had to be filed for Large amounts giving the employees the Bent lit Tif the doubt in reference to the time that we expect Congress and the courts to fix As compensable. Every attorney in damage suits claims the maximum amounts in these suits and if he did the would be doing his clients it Dis Scricc by monopoly we know Board adopts hides on letters the executive Board of Cio have been cast prices. A the dangers we know Are As evident to you and the other leaders and members of the american federation of labor As they Are to us. A the time has come for the House of labor to unite to meet this vicious attack. The greater Cincinnati Industrial Union Council Cio urges the Central labor Council to join with us in summoning a greater Cincinnati conference of Union leaders Cio Al and the honest independents to map out a concerted Campaign to beat Jaccoi singly after Congress and the courts fix the minimum time which is not compensable we will know precisely How much the employees Are entitled to get. It should further be stated in of Der to Correct a local column a Itiat no one can be included m these suits without his Sun mauve action. In Short any employee who does not sign an authorization or who does not make himself a party to the suit wifi not be considered for compensable time when the Case comes in trial. Our common Forward our Back push welfare of people. A your Council meet with you joint program even enemies and fight for to All the America Only be maintained according to Wallace former Secretary of vember 1945 on wage Price rela Council which also acts As exec Commerce and now editor of the tons in the aug Industry. Of j utile Board of the Sun Laid new Republic if a the balance firming his support of the gov Down rules under which letters Between prices wages and Ern ment report Wallace says to the editor May be published profits gives the consumer a suf a the analysis of the Industry a letters must not be anon Focient share of fhe National in ability to Grant wage increases Mous. They must be signed come to take Oil our Market the still stands.�?T1 either by individuals or if signed stands ready to and work out if this Doe not involve organic Unity Quot a Union made work dress Cheviot Westwood 8684 Harrison norwood�?1621 Montgomery newport�?888 Monmouth

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