New Tail Strike Spreads in N.Y.City

New Tail Strike Spreads in N.Y.City Once again New fork is facing the threat of a taxicab strike. Three organisation* of cab owners, comprising many small companies, have abrogated an agreement...

...can't operate 100 per cent...
...Meanwhile, Newbold Morris, President of the City Council, has been appointed by Mayor LaGuardia to arbitrate between the union and Sunshine...
...You want thousands of men am) their families to starve so that you can retrieve your business mistakes...
...Robert W. Searle, General Secretary of the Greater New York Federation of Churches, will speak on "Religious Education as a Force in JSocial Reconstruction...
...They already nay they are operating only 55 per cent of equipment...
...The union is only too well aware that if one group is permitted to weaken the agreement, it won't be long before Parmelee and Terminal would be doing the same thing, thus forcing the drivers right back to where they were before...
...These are the cabs, now operated by many individual companies, under the names, Atlas, Sunshine and Liberty...
...The position now taken by Parmelee is as follows: The newcomers say they can't pay living wages to drivers while all cabs are running...
...Union Stands F«t Today the union is adamant...
...Private S*dorrffl for large families and groups ha j private dining rooms is an added i feature.(Adv...
...However, while this was going on, certain western interests took advantage of the reduction and offset it by putting about 3,600 new cabs on the streets...
...The Sunshine group of companies reply: "There are too many cabs in New York, for all to make a profit...
...However, the union insists that a union should not interfere in a purely inter-business competition And so the Sunshine, Liberty and Atlas companies have turned to the city...
...Tuesday, March 8, 6:16 p.m., Dr...
...Let's reduce the number of cabs, they say, all fleets to reduce in proportion, A few years ago, the Parmelee System (the real name of the company is National Transportation Co., Parmelee System being merely the national management company) had about 4.500 cabs in New York...
...BREAKERS HOTEL set for JOYFUL passover With all the rituals and ceremonies necessary for a real Kosher Passover, preparations were bif>un last week in the huge kitchens and bakery of the Breakers, famous Kosher hotel, on the Boardwalk, Atlantic City, N. J. The task of carrying out this work was placed upon Rabbi Saul Back*tern, Head Maahgiach of the Breakers, which is under tine supervision of the Atlantic City Rabbi Moshe Shapiro...
...thank you," says the union...
...The concert is being heavily supported by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union, and many other labor organizations...
...Three organisation* of cab owners, comprising many small companies, have abrogated an agreement which they had made with the taxi section of the Transport Workers' Union, C.I.O...
...So they claim they slashed equipment over 50 per cent already...
...isn't in that fix...
...We can only operate about 56 per cent of our equipment" The union says: "So, as a matter of fact you are trying to make 55 per cent of a company pay for 100 per cent Of the equipment, and you want the drivers to cut tbeir incomes below living wages so that you can pull your investment oat of the fire...
...LEADING OPERA STARS TAKE PART IN BENEFIT Leading stars of ths Metropolitan Opera company will participate in the annual concert for the benefit of the Rand School Scholarship, to be held Sunday evening, March 13, *at 8:30 p. m., in the Metropolitan Opera House...
...Both lectures are held in the Rand School of Social Science, 7 East 16th St...
...We're operating 8,600 of of them...
...The fourth act of Carmen, the third act of Lohengrin, and the triumphal scene from Aida will be played...
...Joseph K. Hart, Teachers College, Columbia University, will apeak on "Political and Psychological Causes of War...
...Say the companies: "We simply cant afford to pay the scale...
...The union is standing firm in a determination to shut out any fleet that tries to reduce the income of taxi drivers once more to the 97, $8, and ft a week of pre-union days...
...But the Parmelee System (National Transportation...
...They now seek union aid to force Parmelee and Terminal to cut down on their fleets, too...
...but even with the wage guarantees aad the higher commissions for drivers, forced upon us by the union, we east get drivers enough...
...And then, as it became apparent New York had too many cabs, the company gradually cut down on equipment until today they have only 2,000 cabs...
...They need all their cabs, and they say: "Why should we be asked to reduce below our requirements just because our competitor...
...Any industry which cant operate %y paying living wages shouldn't attempt to stay in business " The union points to the obvious fact that the two leading companies, Parmelee System and Terminal System, are making no complaint about the wage guarantees...
...The companies are reported getting a hit shaky...
...fmntp scHooi ncnrttfi T Monday, March 7, 8:15 pj...
...New York City...
...Plans are under way now to give the Passover guests programs and accomodations which would add much to the joyfulness and f ham of this gay holiday...
...Tickets may still be purchased by writing to the Rand School, 7 East 15th St...
...Prof...
...Thousands of the drivers have voted full authority to the executive board to call a strike if the "companies persist in breaking the agreement...
...And the union replies...

Vol. 21 • March 1938 • No. 10


 
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