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The Sun (Newspaper) - January 28, 1949, Cincinnati, OhioThe 29 so ,7 h 2 a 0 Ftp Job Stei. June 30, a or Cincinnati 2, act of March 3, 1879the Truman a fair Deal where tax tj0ua�r comes trom sales taxes on Ihu i poach vol. 10 no. 13 january 28, 1949 jobless total rises a treat 2-indirect costs of cold War. Wow Ponc 2&� corporate. Taxes 10 Alt Otwe Cut govt intent of / veterans \ / Khz re How sikh two Ion m me aim to 1 social. It a sch a for me Quot a we utile a nth the number of persons looking for work in Cincinnati through the Ohio state employment service grew to 8750 at the first of the year according to Hildebran Jones manager of the office. The current level is nearly one fourth above a year ago with some 450 More people Hunting jobs. For the first time in several years there is no shortage of skilled workers. Excluding unskilled workers the three most numerous occupations represented Are painters truck Drivers and maintenance men. Recent layoffs in the machine industries have boosted the number of machinists players inspectors set up men and tool and die makers seeking work. As would be expected claims for unemployment compensation have increased sharply in the fast three months. From 4438 in september 1948, the number of Taftt Torto benefits climbed to a weekly average of 6720 during december More than one fifth above the november figure. Much of the recent gain in unemployment is due to inventory-1 taking Model changeovers and in a few cases steel shortages. Employment in the clothing Industry has been increasing slowly in january with Many of the shops working full time and the others working on a part time basis. Most women seeking employment Are unskilled. Many Are production line workers with experience in electrical Assembly food processing and distilling. The Auto Industry in this area is expected to pick up As Model changes Are completed As Are other industries when inventory is completed. Although the seasonal layoffs have been heavier and of longer duration than usual there is no definite indication of recession As yet. Wac tails Federated press Chart based on figures from pres. Truman s proposed budget shows where tax Dollar comes from where budget Dollar goes. F air Deal items totalling 8c of the budget Dollar actually add up to a la expansion of existing social welfare expenditures. Federated pictures i housing probe shows violations up to 81 per cent on first Check the first investigation of rental units in Cincinnati following a Resolution calling for the probe by Roll in h. Everett City councilman and executive Secretary of the Cincinnati newspaper Guild has shown that from 40 to Over 80 percent of the landlords Are breaking Laws. Of the 12 investigators working representative of the entire City under the direction of Charles officials said. The Law in 61.5 percent of Thel cases investigated and from East Walnut Hills where there were violations in 81.9 percent of cases investigated. These Early returns on the investigation indicate that there Are More violations than were sex but cannot be accepted As Stamm executive Secretary of the mayors committee to expedite housing the first to report were from Corryville and it. Auburn where there was compliance with the inside Story unions Well represented at inaugural of president they helped to elect written by the staff of the Cio news it was a people s inauguration. They came from All Over the country big shots Little shots politicians workers Farmers tourists. They ate countless hot dogs at 20c a dog it bought special inauguration editions of the Washington papers by the thousand wore special badges watched parades and ceremonies attended banquets dances and vaudeville shows. The people had won the november elections and they came in bigger number than Ever before to watch their president take the oath of office. A unions were Well represented at the inauguration fes to a ties after All the a Tabor Rote Quot had something to do with the results of the november elections. Representatives of Cio and of Cio Pac Are honoured guests at the leading inauguration functions. Cio s Headquarters on Lafayette Park a a Long Stone throw from the White House a blossomed out in banners and bows. A special Cio float described As one of the Best rolled Down Pennsylvania Avenue As part of the inauguration Parade. A a Cio leaves a Ftp watch the overseas dispatches for news of a possible new International labor organization in which Cio May play a leading role. Cio together with the British and dutch unions walked out of the world federation of Trade unions at its meeting in Paris on january 20. Other non communist labor organization throughout the world Are Apt to follow the Lead of these three. A Ftp was a product of the Unity of the big three during the War when that Unity broke up in Post War years in Large part because of soviet political policies continuation of a Ftp As an effective world labor organization was hampered and eventually made impossible. Marshall plan is Issue dispute o1 ver Marshall plan was Issue that eventually led to breakup of a Ftp. Cio and non communist unions called on a Ftp to support the Marshall plan and argued that it fitted neatly into of tue a original Resolution calling for economic help for War torn areas. But communist led National Union movements a russian italian and the French a gtd were opposed to Marshall plan. Cio activity led by secy treas. Jim Carey kept communist bloc from using a Ftp As a a sounding boards a for anti Marshall plan propaganda. Result of division however was to keep a Ftp from playing decisive role in Post War Europe economic picture. Unions supporting the Marshall plan formed their own Agency the Erp Trade Union advisory Council in order to work closely w Ith Erp and to voice labors program to Erp officials. Meanwhile both Cio and British Trade Union Congress became increasingly irritated at policies of opposition unions in the a Ftp and at of tue a inability to act in United decisive fashion on any major question. British labor officials noting the divided International political scene proposed that a Ftp be placed in a Mothballs a for a. Year. At executive Bureau meeting in Paris they offered that suggestion As formal motion. It was turned Down and Cio British and dutch delegates to the seven Man executive Bureau walked out in protest Over inability to work out common program. Entire question of Cion a future International labor policy will probably be discussed at next Cio Board meeting March 2. A a a profits for expansion do you own general motors or . Steel or american Tel and Tel ? obviously not a but Cio s economic Outlook Points out that As a worker or consumer you be helped those and other companies pay the Cost of Neu factories and new equipment. That s because . Corporations on the average have passed along Only 35% of their profits in the form of dividends. Remaining 65% to being used by companies to finance their own expansion. In old Days companies borrowed Money for such Plant investment. But times have changed a and most Plant expansion now comes from profits. Profits As you know Are four or fue times pre War level. These super prof its come from prices higher than they should be and wages lower than they should continued i pm it 91 Everett called for the probe dec. 15 at Council meeting after hearing of cases in which the rental unit had been changed from unfurnished to furnished and then rented at exorbitant rates. A beyond the immediate question of rent gouging a Everett said a i am hopeful that there also will come out of the investigation plans for definite Steps to clean up bad health and safety conditions in Low rent Charles Ratterman supervising examiner for the local rent offices said hat notices of violations Are being sent to landlords immediately. The rental Check is being made by 12 examiners under the direction of City Council. Russell Jan Ney area rent control director is sending in additional help to tabulate and evaluate the findings. The Ohio Senate this week received a Bill introduced by Charles Bartlett Cincinnati and Howard. Metzenbaum Cleve land both democrats and Ralph a. Winter Lodi Republican which would give municipalities Power to Clear slums by Purchase or condemnation of property to pay for such property with tax Money to accept Federal Aid and to resell reclaimed property to private developers to be used in accordance with the City s development plan. The Bill requires that housing be provided for persons displaced restricts Public housing to Low income groups and gives preference to veterans in Public housing projects. Both the House and Senate banking committees Are expected to begin hearings next Wek on rent controls and the administrations Long Range housing plan. In order to Speed action on these questions the House committee will hold hearings on rent controls first while the Senate group discusses Federal Aid to housing. After completing action on these measures the plan so to Trade Bills thus speeding final action on. The proposals. Present rent controls Are due to expire March 31. The House banking committee chaired by Brent Spence Democrat will take up the administration Bill to continue strengthening rent controls through March 31, 1951 next Wek. Tell repeal imminent As hearings begin voting along party lines the a exists that hearings begin Forth Senate labor committee this j with on amendments to the wag wee k passed a Resolution calling 1 Ner act consistent with the pro for repeal of the Taft Hartley act Powals made by the president and opening the Way for a re a. Quot vamping of the Wagner act at j Arthur Goldberg Cio general the same time. Counsel said in Washington just hearings Are to open today on prior to the committee meeting we Agner act changes. The testimony is to end feb. 10 when the Senate will be asked to act on the repeal and the Wagner act. Amendments together. The Resolution w As introduced by sen. Claude Pepper Democrat Florida and asks that a the Taft Hartley Law be repealed and that the National labor relations act known As the Wagner act be restored As it existed at the time of the enactment of the Taft Hartley Bill with the single amendment As it stands in the Thomas Bill which continues the jurisdictional strikes Boycotts National labor relations Board and refusal of parties to abide by As a five Man body As it now i arbitration awards. That Cio believes the we Agner act should replace the Taft Hartley Law immediately and that Cio would cooperate in solving any problems left under the Wagner act after it again becomes Law. Under the Wagner act Goldberg said labor business Congress and the administration should be Able to work out a some other extensions of our National labor among the problems which can be settled he said Are those of
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