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Port Arthur News (Newspaper) - November 21, 1982, Port Arthur, Texas It on his toes tiny Tim May be tiptoeing Down the comeback Trail Lebon Temps group striker has right to Job the right of a striking worker to his Job has been repeatedly upheld by the National labor relations Board according to a Legal summary on the subject published by the Bureau of National affairs. The ban summary says that the Norb basically divides strikers into two Broad categories for the purpose of determining their rights. The first group a unfair labor practice strikers a have an absolute right to reinstatement Quot the summary says. As Long As the strike was for a lawful purpose and was lawfully conducted. The employer is required to reinstate them on their unconditional application for reinstatement even if their jobs have been the summary also says the Norb has found that employers must dismiss replacements to make room for returning unfair labor practice or Ulp strikers. The second group of strikers Are defined As a economic strikers a in Norb Case Law. The rights of economic strikers Are somewhat limited but employers Are still obligated to some extent to employ them if an a unconditional offer to return to work is made. Of the strikers done to apply for their positions before they Are filled by the employer with replacements the employer May reject an economic strikers application the summary says. The Norb has held however that an economic strikers rights to his Job done to depend on the available of that Job with the employer. A the striker continues As an employee until he finds a substantially equivalent Job. And until he does he remains entitled to an offer of reinstate ment whenever a vacancy occurs in a Job that he is qualified to fill a the summary says the Law provides for economic strikers to convert their strike to an unfair labor practice strike the summary also says. A in the Case of an unfair practice which prolongs what began As an economic strike the strike becomes an unfair labor practice strike and the strikers must be reinstated on their unconditional request to return to work Quot the Mere hiring of replacements in a strike when conducted lawfully is not in itself an unfair labor practice the summary says controversy it s something Dorothy Stanley knows Well from her years in port Neches a join her wednesday in the port Arthur news holidays j though thanksgiving s not Here yet some Are ready for Christmas a you can be too in next sunday s port Arthur Newport Arthur news a c 1982. All rights reserved so cents vol. 86 a no. 325 november 21, 1982 Boss lady learn by doing works for woman in world of business in so hotly Alphin bowled Over Holiday games All lined up for College football fans 3b Cotton can make you a a match by Bill Spehn staff writer Linda Cotton has made a lot of friends lately a More than Iso of them a and they Veall asked her for a Date. Nothing insidious about her affairs. In fact Linda is happily married and her husband Clarence is her biggest supporter. And Why not Linda a new profession has added a Good Chuck of Money to their monthly income. You see Linda is port Arthurs Lone matchmaker. Several months ago the Cottons wanted to Start a business but because they have a Beverly handicapped son at Home they were limited As to the amount of time they could spend away from Home. Economists say recovery on Way Washington a take heart recession weary America Here comes the recovery. Again. Unfazed by a year of wrong guesses most private and government forecasters Are saying the Economy will begin pulling out of the recession in the next month or so. Many were almost As optimistic last Winter and Spring. New government figures released Friday said the National Economy was absolutely Flat in the july september Quarter a no growth no decline just sitting there. Until it starts moving upward unemployment is unlikely to recede much from the highest level in 42 years a 10.4 percent in october. But analysts say the fact that interest rates have been falling Over the past few months Means better times Are almost surely coming. David Cross a senior economist at Chase Econometrics in Bala Cynwyd pa., talks of a a snowballing at first lower rates make it cheaper for americans to buy expensive items ranging from refrigerators on up to houses. And they make it cheaper for businesses to finance storage of inventory stockpiles lessening their risk in increasing production. The Way the snowball is supposed to Roll lower rates a coupled with this years tax rate Cut and the Prospect of next years a encourage Consumers to buy More goods giving see forecasters Pogo 14a Fina offers 9 wage hike to by Jerry Grimes staff writer american Petrosina has offered workers a 9 percent wage increase to abandon a strike by their Union and return to work at the company sport Arthur refinery. The first returning strikers May report to work at 6 a m monday morning the company says. Replacements for workers who to stay with the Oil chemical and atomic workers Union in the strike Effort May be hired by the end of the week. Fina officially announced its decision to make the offer to rank and file Union members and hire replacements during a news conference saturday afternoon. The port Arthur news had reported saturday that supervisors at the refinery were told of the plan during a meeting Friday. The Caw reacted to saturdays announcement by calling a membership meeting among the Fina workers set for 6 p m. Tonight. Workman a committee chairman Douglas Dubose said his committee will discuss the situation with strikers during the meeting and urge them not to accept the company a offer. During the news conference finals director of Public affairs Gary Bruner said the company launched its plan As a a last a we want to emphasize that this was not our first Choice. The Union has simply been totally inflexible to our needs a Burner said. In a Telephone interview saturday Dubose refuted the company spokesman by saying a that is simply not True. We be made a number of proposals to the company in an Effort to come to some Type of an agreement. They just wont Dubose said Burner was a just a p r. Many and added a the Hasni to been in any of our meetings. He a just out there see Fina Page a percent strikers Kennedy speculation continues Dallas apr it will be 19 years monday since shots rang out during the downtown motorcade of president John f. Kennedy mortally wounding him Aspe Rode through the City that still bears the shame of his death. Again As always since nov. 22, 1963, people will rather at the John f. Kennedy memorial a Block from the shooting site and stand quietly during a Brief service and perhaps wonder Only last year the body of accused presidential Assassin Lee Harvey Oswald was exhumed dispelling two decades of theories that his grave was empty or instead held the body of a soviet spy. But a historian and former owner of a Kennedy museum Here says that hundreds of other conspiracy theories regarding Kennedy a death still remain. John e Sissom said he will hit the College lecture circuit Early next year to discuss some of those theories and to answer questions about the assassination. The John f. Kennedy museum which Sissom owned and managed for 13 years closed after last years anniversary of the presidents death. It was East of the Texas school Book depository where the Warren commission said Oswald acted alone in shooting Kennedy with a Bolt action Rifle. A i done to think that the exhumation stopped the speculation from conspiracy buffs a said Sissom. Quot they of course All have their own different opinions of what happened we Are aware of several Hundred printed conspiracy theories All in testimony earlier this month Elpaso attorney Joseph Chagra testified in a san Antonio Federal court that convicted hit Man Charles v. Harrison claimed to see Kennedy Pogo a undercover family a thundershowers at the Maurice Ville crawfish festival saturday did t Stop Belinda Force and her children from enjoying the festival mrs. Force and her staff photo by Rick bar raft daughter Elizabeth wisely car ried along umbrellas to keep the fun going in spite of nature while son Dylan counted on mom to share her spot of dryness. An and in the weekend to Section of a Houston paper gave Clarence an idea put in a Telephone take out a few want ads and Start a professional dating service. So on labor Day he transformed a Corner of their modest 39th Street Home into an office and let Linda put her her effervescent personality to their Mutual Benefit a As Well As Many people looking for the perfect mate. A a Matching is something in my blood a said Linda who now has Over 150 clients in just 2vb months. A a in a going to do this forever. In be never been so neither have some of her matches. Already two couples have announced their engagement and another was so impressed she started her own dating service in Lake Charles. A we like to Call it our Louisiana office a said Linda jokingly. Mollie Deloney of port Arthur and . Byford of Silsbee both in their late 50s, were one of the More successful matches. Both lost their spouse within the past year but before the depression and loneliness of the loss set in they met Linda a and through her each other. They were introduced oct. La. A week later Mollie and . Travelled to Wisconsin to visit his relatives and by the time they returned a wedding Date had been set. A i used to go to the Myca singles club. I met a lot of men. But not quite what i was looking for a said Molly. A Linda really has a Good system. She finds out All about the Man and woman and then matches them up. A Mollie does no to believe their moving into Matrimony too fast. At their age they know what they want and How to handle a whirlwind relationship said Mollie. A but younger people go that fast a said Mollie. A Young people Haven t made up their minds about a lot of things. Wisdom does come with age a said Anne a 29-year-old who requested anonymity. She met her Beau two months ago thanks to Linda. Anne is divorced and had three children. She likes to dance and listen to music but the port Arthur night scene did not produce her Ideal match until she came upon a port Arthur news classified and. A i like to go out and dance but the men i was meeting were not the Type of men you would want to have a serious relationship with a said Anne. A i was looking for someone who was intelligent and thoughtful and at one time i thought this town did not have the kind of Man i wanted to meet a so new Pogo 14a staff photo by Art mar i to i bidding Farewell to the 82 season even her stuffed yellow jacket does t offer enough Comfort to keep the Mist from twirler Donna Domingue As Thomas Jefferson s 1982 football season draws to a close saturday afternoon. The jackets Hopes for another state championship were shot Down with a 20 6 loss to Dickinson s gators. Story on Page in. Sunday Index classified 7d 120 editorial 12a focus. In life in be movies Ioc ii nation. 7 a obituaries 6d oped 13a people 2a police beat .3a sports. In 12b state i0a weather 2a world a weather expect partly Cloudy skies today through monday with highs in the Low 80s and the Low to night in the mid 60s details on Page 2a

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