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    • "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...
    • "Day Long School on Texas Laws Scheduled Feb. 21"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Haney H.L.; Texas Employment Commission; Wright, Jim; Tarrant County Industrial Union Council
    • This year's conference will focus on workmen's compensation, unemployment compensation, taxation and legislative procedure. Instructors will include Mr. Haney and Mr. Wright.
    • "Threat to Free Elections Seen in Bill: Conference Warns Proposed Statute Endangers...

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Tarrant County Social and Legislative Conference; Texas House Bill 6; Texas Legislature; State Board of Canvassers; Texas...
    • The Tarrant County Social and Legislative Conference expressed opposition to Texas House Bill 6, which proposed changes to existing election laws. Specifically, the Conference objected to provisions to create a State Board of Canvassers, consisting...
    • "Flood Spurs Fight For Rent Curbs: Decontrol Foes Plan Fight at Senate Hearings"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Tarrant County Social and Legislative Conference; Texas Senate; Texas House of Representatives; Rent Control; Flood; Housing
    • Labor leaders feared that flood damage in Fort Worth would destroy housing for many residents and that the abolishment of state-wide rent control would exacerbate an already difficult situation. The Tarrant County Social and Legislative Conference...
    • "Labor Hails Educational Conference: Compensation, School Measures Reviewed Here"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Tarrant County Social and Legislative Conference; Smith, J. Edwin; Reynolds, H.L.; Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers;...
    • The Tarrant County Social and Legislative Conference presented an educational clinic where speakers discussed state legislative and economic issues. The conference was held at Machinists Hall. Speakers included J. Edwin Smith, attorney from...
    • "Attend Labor League, Unions Urged"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Labor League; Tarrant County Social and Legislative Conference; Fort Worth Trades Assembly; Tarrant County Industrial Council
    • The Labor League is the public relations planning organization covering multiple unions. The goal is to set up a public information and service center for labor and each is being asked to send a representative to the meeting.
    • "Labor Opposition Grows to Bus Fare Hike"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Tarrant County Social and Legislative Conference; Machinists District Lodge 776
    • Opposition was growing from Fort Worth organized labor to the request of the Fort Worth Transit Company for an increase in bus fares. Labor has requested a further study of finances be done by the City Council to determine if the increase is a...
    • "Clerks Denounce Anti-Labor Laws: Railroad Clerks' Legislative Body Holds Session Here"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Brotherhood of Railroad Clerks; Poll Tax; Taxes; Legislative Districts; Texas State Legislature
    • The state legislative committee of the Brotherhood of Railroad Clerks met in Fort Worth. In addition to seeking the repeal of anti-labor laws, the committee recommended increased taxes on oil and natural gas, the repeal of the poll tax, legislative...
    • "Postal Clerks Return From Oklahoma Legislative Meet"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Postal Clerks Union, Branch No. 98; University of Oklahoma; Christman, Lewis; McFatridge, James B.; Savoie, Robert J.; Von...
    • Eight members of Postal Clerks Branch No. 98 attended a legislative conference at the University of Oklahoma - Lewis Christman, James B. McFatridge, Robert J. Savoie, John Von Gonten, Raymond Everitt, Homer Williams, W.H. Camp, and Percy Grubb.
    • "Legislative Aid Sought for NLRB: Trades Assembly Opposes More Cuts in NLRB Staff"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Fort Worth Trades Assembly; National Labor Relations Board; Connally, Tom; Johnson, Lyndon; Lucas, Wingate; Still, Ethel;...
    • The Fort Worth Trades Assembly sent telegrams to Senator Tom Connally, Senator Lyndon Johnson, and Congressman Wingate Lucas urging them to oppose reduction in staff at the National Labor Relations Board. Ethel Still signed as representative for...
    • "Apprentice Program Jeopardized: Labor Requests Reinstatement of Appropriation"

    • Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Texas Legislative Budget Board; Texas Legislature; Adult Education; Vocational Education; Industrial Education
    • After the Texas Legislative Budget Board recommended abolishing current appropriations for adult and vocational education, state and local union officials urged members and other interested parties to complain to their representatives in Austin.

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