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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 26, 1967, Tokyo, JapanLaw seeking $1 Billi in new Auto Industry p Walter Reuther Detroit up Lamorand management negotiators in the United states Are currently discussing what May be the basest wage claim in re talking about $1 billion. Facing each other across the table Are America s Auto firms Industrial giants even in nation where enormous firms Are commonplace and the United Auto workers Law Union headed by its president Walter Reuther. Some Industry officials Al ready have said the demands Reuther is putting on the tableware the charge is made eve though Reuther has put no Price tag on his demands and has been Given authority to take a flexible approach in the negotiations. It is the variety and nature of the demands which make it Clear Reuther will set we ii baby Boom labor flood to end Washington a the labor department foresees a 1968 end to the flood of youth into the Labo Market from the historic Post world War ii baby Boom but first the crop will balloon by nearly one million More Job problems raised by the record in flux of 16 to 21-year-Olds began in 1965.the coming year s Peak Rise _ to about 21.5 million in the 1 -21bracket will place the severest Strain on the government s nationwide youth employment Campaign. Despite that Campaign headed by vice president Hubert 11. Humphrey the massive Rise inthe youth population has kept the unemployment rate among youngsters More than triple the nation s Over All jobless rate. Latest figures place the Job less rate among youths 16 to 21 at 15.2 per cent compared wit the National rate of 4 per cent among All workers. But that represented substantial improvement Over 1965 s youth jobless rate of 18.5 per cent. Even though 1.6 million new jobs were found for youngsters the last two years the youth population barely has kept its head above water in the Job Market. The big birth Boom was at it height 20 years ago after world War ii gis returned Home an began raising families. Thus the Job problems for those maturing youngsters come now. After next year the bulk of the postwar baby Boom will have moved into the 21-year-Oldage group. Unemployment rates for 16 and 17-year Olds were two to three times As High As for 20-Ancl 21-year-Olds," Saida Bureau of labor statistics study. Stolen opium found spinal France up to. Lice have announced recovery of half a ton of raw opium stole from a Paris warehouse last month which when boiled Dow into heroin would have been Worth More than $1 million inthe United states where it was believed destined. Clr tie for no less than a packagethat., in the third year of a three year contract would add More than $1 billion a year to the pockets of Auto workers. The Davv s Basic Money goals Are a substantial wage in crease for All workers with larger increases for skilled trades workers. A guaranteed annual in come with workers being put on weekly salary schedules rather than hourly . Pay for workers in Canad an plants on a with those for american workers. The canadians average now runs about 40 cents an hour less. Other demands include improvements in the retire ment pension plan with a Cost of living provision in the pen Sions of already retired work ers. Improved vacation anymore paid holidays. Better health and life insurance benefits. The threat of a strike when the contracts expire in septem Ber hangs Over the Industry be cause of the size of the Law s economic has declared the Law wants Only our fair share of the economic he harps on the Large profits the big three Auto companies have rolled up Over the past 20 world War ii Auto Industry profits generally have led All other industries peaking in 1965 when general motors re ported profits in excess of $2 billion. Iio never the companies contend this Era is in reverse , for example says it had higher Dollar sales but sharply reduced earnings in 1966.As for the skilled trades de Mand for an extra Large wag increase one chief management Bargainer said skilled Trade workers employed by the Auto companies carpenters Mill Wrights and tool and die work ers do receive less per hour than their counterparts in other the same spokesman emphasized that outside worker shave seasonal occupations. They Are Likely to be Laid offal any time he says but a Job in the Auto Industry is practically year round. On the guaranteed annual in come Issue spokesman for two of the big three Auto companies Victory is a Dof on map Winneconne wis. Again up this rebellious Village Laid Down its arms and rejoined Wisconsin sunday having liter ally put itself on the map. Incensed because Winneconne had been left off Wisconsin s 1967 Highway map by mistake townspeople saturday seceded from the state and formed the Sovereign state of Winne at noon ceremonies sunday the Winneconne Flag was lowered and the Wisconsin Banner hoisted again the one Day rebellion Over. Wisconsin atty. Gen. Bronson la Follette insist the present supplementary was on hand to Welcome unemployment benefits plan Al Winneconne Back into the state. Saturday Wisconsin Knowles conferred with Village president James cough Lin on a hot line Telephone. Knowles caved in. Winne Conne he said would be on the 1968 Highway map. He also agreed to have the state erect a sign at the Junction of . 41and Wisconsin 110, pointing the Way to Winneconne. Ready provides a form of Guran teed income. On Short term layoffs such Asa four Day week employees can receive up to 95 per cent of their weekly the spokesman said. In the Case of Long term layoffs those of up to a year the spokesman said the supplementary plan already Guran tees a worker 65 per cent of his plus $1.50 per week additional for each dependent. Why he fights a Veteran of three wars Marine sgt. Edward Crawford of Drexel Hill pa., is greeted warmly by his wife Joan and daughter Kathy 11. At Philadelphia International Airport. Crawford a police Man went on leave from his Job to fight in Vietnam where he a wounded twice. He fought in the Pacific during world War ii and in the korean War. A radio photo 34 Bleak years end for phantom hotel los Angeles a Roddie s eight Story hotel in downtown los Angeles has stood empty for 34 years. All the while mrs. Roddie now 70, has paid the taxes. In disclosing this mrs. Rodd Esaid she has decided to ask that her hotel be torn a phantom hotel 1/.n/s expo 67 Pavilion is broke Montreal up the United nations Pavilion at the Montreal world fair is in a stat of financial embarrassment. It became known Over the weekend that the $625,000 Pavilion needs an additional $250,-000 to keep it going for the remainder of the exhibition period. There Are three months to of the Pavilion s sad plight is unforeseen building an maintenance expenditures. Father made a terrible mis take she said. He failed to put in an elevator or s been no Way to get to the rooms or to get from floor to the hotel carries no name Al though it was originally built As an Annex to the once fashionable Alexandria hotel where presi dents Taft Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt stayed. Mrs. Roddie has kept no employees. Because it was joined to the Alexandria there was no need for elevators or stairways. Laterite was sealed off. Reminisced mrs. Roddie widow i would have loved to have operated the hotel As a going business All these years. Thin of the Money i be the Alexandria s owner Kreedman said he will talk with mrs. Roddie about the possibility of tearing Down his hotel and the Annex. He said he May replace them with a garage. Short ribs by Frank o Neal Apo san Francuck 96503 published daily $2.50 per month. Second Tau postage paid at san Francisco cat. O Pacific stars & Stripe wednesday july 26, 1967 by a free 0reathim6 sop if \ Krow Ian make pra60ajfoac/mp

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