The Motorman and Conductor Volume 29

The Motorman and Conductor Volume 29

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...H. Reardon. Eureka, Calif.--Division No. 800 was locked out by the employing management March 19. The situation has developed to a point where a price has been fixed upon the property, which was voted upon by the electors of the city June 21. The result of this vote has not been reported to the General Office, but it is presumptive that it carried. In that case it is expected that the members of Division No. 800 will be returned to work. The Local is being assisted by the Eureka Trades Council and International Vice-President Geo. A. Dean. Dalton, Pa.--Division No. 489, suspended work April 19. On that date the members refused to accept a 12K% reduction in wages. The management of this company has not attempted to operate cars since. At this time an early resumption of work is expected. The situation is under the im mediate direction of Association Organizer Lawrence Hart, so far as the interest of the members is concerned. Zanesville, Ohio--Division No. 781, the members of which suspended work May 1 in protest of an arbitrary reduction of 101 Ser hour in wages reports that the company as modified its original offer, not, however, in a measure acceptable to the members. There is some expectancy of an early settlement of this situation. The Local is being assisted by Vice-President Albert E. Jones. A CONVENIENCE OF THE ONE-MAN CAR A one-man car was held up and the operator robbed of $35 in Bay City, Mich., the night of June 19. The robbery took place at the end of the line while the operator was.alone, and in the act of reversing his trolley. The brewery, flour, cereal, and soft-drink workers union reports that the Premier Malt Products Company of Decatur, 111., produces union made goods. The products of this firm are known as "Blue...
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  • Paperback | 568 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 29mm | 1,002g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236754433
  • 9781236754431