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The Sun (Newspaper) - July 22, 1949, Cincinnati, OhioPublished by the greater Cincinnati Industrial Union Council the vol. Ii no. 11 o a 5 of 1 Sun a Liberal Cio weekly owned by its readers 20 Cincinnati Ohio entered As second class matter Jone 30, 1944 at the Post office at Cincinnati 2, Ohio under act of March 3, 1879 july 22, 1919 in the City first Pac meeting starts City Council Campaign key workers in past political action campaigns turned out in Force for the a kick off meeting of the Cincinnati Industrial Union a Over 2 56 men and women were of a and pressed their willingness to participate in the registration drive for this years City elections the meeting under the chairmanship of William h. Black Cio Council president was addressed by councilman. Roll in h. Everett who is running for re election this year and Jacob Dayman Secretary treasurer of the Ohio Cio Council. Everett who has been endorsed by the Cincinnati Cio since he first ran for office in 1945. Reminded his audience that there Are Many vital problems such As the increase in unemployment which will need positive and helpful action by both City and state government. He pointed out that All actions of municipal state and Federal bodies Are interrelated and the Best results for Liberal and progressive legislation can be obtained by full participation of All citizens in elections on All three Levels. Everett said Public works and improvements of Cincinnati under the master plan would help to alleviate unemployment. He voiced his deep interest in slurry clearance which is of great importance to the City As a whole. He urged All present to get As Many people As possible registered and to keep in. Mind that the outcome of City elections is directly related to the welfare of every citizen and his family every Day in the year. Marginal District Jacob Dayman who spends most of his time in Columbus and gives a lot of attention to the state legislation pointed out that the votes of the the demo have you registered for tills years City elections for information on registration Call Pac director Jack viol hard a 6071 election which will be watched by every Union member in the . Clayman expressed his Hope f candidates would show the real an Quot i Quot a Ailt t or. Veri Iamb i ship to win it iils Uro i 11 Ica 1 action Means elections won by democratic participation. Black said the following committees Are being set up and a Complete list of committee members will be announced shortly. Finance committee publicity committee speakers Bureau. Interviewing committee. The function of the interviewing committee is to talk with All candidates who desire Cio backing. Sleep workers agree to 69 Day strike postponement postponement of a steel strike i unions requesting that a strike for 60 Days was agreed to hours be withheld 60 Days while a fact before the strike deadline As the finding Board which he would managements of u. S. Steel Beth appoint studied the proposals of Lehem and Republic at the last i the Union and the position of the minute accepted president tru companies and made Rico men Many a proposal for the truce while nations. _ m Ihu Kab a inn Vatious stud i the that it r a a a it a As accepted by the United steelworkers of America shortly after it was made while the companies juggled it for several Days. Matters came to a head when the corporation refused to Budge from their a no concessions a position and the policy committee of the steelworkers set july 15, the expiration Date of the contracts As the strike deadline. President Truman promptly wired the corporations and the a voiding fact finding Board without Power cratic representatives from Hamilton county have in several instances meant the difference Between Victory or defeat. The state unemployment compensation Bill of great importance to labor was passed in the Senate by two votes which were cast by senators Bartlett and Niehaus from Hamilton county. A had you elected two republicans in their Stead a Dayman said a this state would not have an improved unemployment the situation was similar in the House. Important legislation was passed there by margins of one two or three votes and Cincinnati can be proud that its votes played such a vital part in the state legislature. But this also carries with it a responsibility. Because of its key position citizens from Hamilton county must take their responsibility doubly seriously. Their vote might decide the outcome of the coming senatorial fad finders hearing july 28 Carroll r. Daughtery Northwestern u. Professor of business economics and chairman of pres. Truman a steel fact finding Board said. July 18 the fact finding hearings will open in new York july 28. Daughtery made the statement at the White House after he and the other two members of the Board judge Samuel i. Rosen Man of new York Long time adviser to Franklin d. Roosevelt and David l. Cole of Patterson n. J. Labor relations Man for Industry had conferred with presidential asst. John r. Steelman. Daughtery said he hoped the facts would be All be gathered by sept. 1 leaving two weeks for Post hearing discussion. The Board has no Power of sub pen a and must rely on the Good will of the parties involved in the labor dispute to testify. Daugherty said most of the hearings would be open. He Hopes to have representatives of the United steelworkers Cio and the steel companies at a private get together with the Board on july 26 in new York. While the members were meeting with Steelman the White House released a letter from judge Rosen Man announcing that his Law firm had represented a steel company. A member of his firm Rosenman said also is a director of the company the rotary electric steel co. Of Detroit. To make recommendations should be invoked. Jones amp Laughlin Wheeling steel and other firms accepted the president s proposal. Following the refusal of the four other firms to heed the presidents request or. Truman announced he intended to go ahead with the appointment of the Board and he renewed his plea to the steel companies for cooperation. A surely a the president told the companies a you Are not afraid to have your Side in this dispute examined in the Public the boards recommendations he said will not bind either party. As the deadline approached u. S. Steel asked the president to modify his proposal to eliminate the proposed boards Powers to make recommendations. The president refused and the companies capitulated. Senators of Mahoney a Wyo Myers a a and. Pepper1 a Fla All expressed support of the Truman proposal and of Mahoney chairman of the Senate House economic committee sent a blistering wire to u. S. Steel pres. Benjamin f. Fairless urging the company to reconsider its position. A report prepared for the United steelworkers by economist Robert h. Nathan showed 1 that acceptance by the steelworkers and the companies of a 60 Day truce at the invitation of pres the steel Industry s resources Are Truman and the appointment of at record Levels 2 that profits the fact finding group averted a have increased far More than in strike set for july 16. Washington most industries 3 that steel observers were predicting that workers have not shared in the the findings might not Only Settle profitability of the Industry and issues of the 1 million Steelwork 4 that even after granting Sobers but also might affect de slant Al wage increases the Indus mands by other Industrial unions try could continue to make Largo with membership totalling another profits even at moderate level a 2 million. Of production. Act launches big Union Label promotion drive Reuther slate reelected a $500,000 Union Campaign to promote Union made menus and boys clothing was launched july 12 by the amalgamated clothing workers Cio. Declaring it was determined to wipe out the last of non Union products in the menus clothing Industry the act executive Board said it would use the general press radio labor press National magazines and All other promotion techniques to familiarize american unionists and Consumers with the advantages of buying act Union Label goods. Vice pres. Charles Weinstein of Philadelphia will head the drive. Pres. Jacob s. Potofsky explained that local Union and consumer committees in All Industrial towns and cities in the . Would play a major role in the promotion Campaign. The committees will visit local cloth ing and department stores to urge the Sale of Union Label apparel. In a joint statement Potofsky and Weinstein said a the amalgamated Label is a guarantee that a garment has been made under decent wage and working conditions in a. By Genic Well ventilated factory where modern methods prevail. It is a further guarantee that in each Price bracket the article of clothing is the Best Money can buy in terms of Quality and workmanship. A the amalgamated Union Label is a guarantee against the return of the sweatshop of notorious memory. It is an effective safeguard against the few chillers who still seek to undermine standards laboriously built up Over the years and make the Una Merican Industrial Jungle a substitute for enlightened Union management relations pres. Walter p. Reuther Center of United Auto workers Cio and his entire slate were swept Back into office by a big margin at the Union s 12ih convention at Milwaukee july 12. Left is Law education Dir. Victor g. Reuther victim of an assassination attempt and his son John. Another brother Roy International Union representative looks on Federated pictures
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