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    • "Retired Plasterer Raises Guinea Pigs"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Burnsides, C.P.; Plasterers and Cement Masons Local 34; Fort Worth Public Library Archives
    • Retired member of Plasterers and Cement Masons Local 34, C.P. Burnsides, raises Guinea pigs for use by Army hospitals. He sells them to a lab that creates a serum.
    • "Union Marks 50th Anniversary; Two Members Also Are Honored"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Electrical Workers Union, Local No. 116; Kinderdine, E.L. Sr.; Southern, Harry
    • Members celebrated the 50th anniversary of the creation of Electrical Workers Local No. 116 and two members, E.L. Kinderdine, Sr. and Harry Southern, marked 50 years of membership in the local.
    • "Mailers Slate Saturday Vote at Newspaper"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; International Typographers Union, Mailers Local No. 42; Fort Worth Star-Telegram; National Labor Relations Board
    • Mailers Local No. 42 scheduled a election to determine representation to the NLRB for employees at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
    • "City Wage Tax Not Dead Issue"

    • Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Fort Worth Trades Assembly; Tarrant County Labor Congress; Bothwell, Sam
    • Local labor is displeased that a wage tax may be used to cover a bond election as opposed to property tax revenue.
    • "State-Wide Political League is Formed: Local Unions Here Are Asked to Name Agents"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Texas Labor League for Political Education; Burch, Ethel; Texas State Federation of Labor; Labor Relations
    • Mrs. Ethel Burch, vice-president of the Texas State Federation of Labor, outlined plans for the Texas Labor League for Political Education. Local unions prepared to elect agents to represent them in the new organization, which was formed in...
    • "IAM To Appeal District Court Ruling: Airline Strike Illegal Move, Judge Declares"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; International Association of Machinists, Lodge No. 221; Central Airlines; Craik, Harold
    • District Judge Harold Craik ruled that Machinists Lodge No. 221's strike against Central Airlines was illegal and ill-advised. The union had filed suit after employees were fired for refusing to work overtime and not meeting with the airline...
    • "Building Trades in Close Bargaining: Two Building Crafts Vote for Walkouts, But Remain...

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Iron Workers Union, Local No. 263; Plasterers Union, Local No. 34; Operating Engineers Union, Local No. 819; Collective...
    • Although the unions and employers continued to negotiate, Iron Workers Local No. 263 and Plasterers Local No. 34 voted to walkout from their employers and Operating Engineers Local No. 819 had scheduled a vote on the same issue.
    • "Retirement Act Gains Noted By Express Lodge"

    • Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Panther City Express Lodge 2026
    • Railroad employees in Fort Worth will receive benefits from the amended railroad retirement act signed by President Truman.
    • "Texas AFL-CIO Designates UTA as Official State Labor Library"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Texas AFL-CIO; University of Texas at Arlington; Sifford, J.W.; Givens, J.D.
    • The executive committee of the Texas AFL-CIO selected the University of Texas at Arlington as the official repository for items of historical significance to the labor movement. The committee also commended J.W. Sifford for his efforts with local...
    • "Pipe Fitters Let Building Contract"

    • "Fort Worth Labor News"; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 146; Hatcher, J.E.
    • Plumbers and steamfitters Local 146 began their $60,000 union building project on East Lancaster.
    • "Pay Differential Against Texans Is Partially Erased"

    • Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Armour and Company; Ratliff Pure Food Products Company
    • Approximately 2100 employees of Armour and Co. and Ratliff Pure Food Products Co. are to receive back pay under a recent wage agreement. In addition, a sick leave benefits plan has been agreed upon.
    • "CLC Concentrates Election Campaign in 22 Precincts"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions-Texas-20th Century; Southern Labor History-20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Tarrant County Central Labor Council; Democratic Party; Elections
    • The Tarrant County Central Labor Council planned to concentrate their efforts in 22 precincts before the May Democratic Primary.
    • "12 Paper Workers Cited For Safety"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; United Paper Workers of America, Local No. 770; Fort Worth Safety Council; Fort Worth and Tarrant County Commercial Fleet...
    • Twelve members of United Paper Workers of America, Local No. 770, received commendations for safe driving from the Fort Worth Safety Council in the Fort Worth and Tarrant County Commercial Fleet Contest. The top two drivers were Wade W. Haynes and...
    • "Firemen Hail New Pension Ammendments"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Fort Worth Fire Fighters Local 440
    • Signed by Governor Allan Shivley, the ammendments may take place immediately. The provisions include an increase in pension payments and off duty coverage.
    • " 'Final' Drive Launched at Ward's: Local Prepares To File Petition For Election"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Deans, Walter 'Scotty'; International Teamsters Union, Local No. 47; National Labor Relations Board; Montgomery Ward
    • Walter 'Scotty' Deans, organizer for the International Teamsters Union, reported that Local No. 47 expected to file an election petition with the National Labor Relations Board in order to represent local Montgomery Ward employees.
    • "George Kaether Heads Stereotypers"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions-Texas-20th Century; Southern Labor History-20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Kaether, George; White, Willis; Stereotypers Union, Local No. 80
    • George Kaether was elected president of Stereotypers Local No. 80, winning the election over incumbent Willis White.

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