Communications Group Asks More Pay, Shorter Day Wage increases, a shorter work] for operators and pension' plans were primary points discussed by delegates at a pre-bargaining caucus for Communications Workers of America May 3-5 in Dallas, Tex. Five Salmans and two out-of-city delegates rep- resented CWA Local mil. '[Tie caucus, attended bv ; 344 delegates from Kansas. Okla- Arkansas and ! western ! union's contract with the :p a ny iin"'is expected to start in Julv " . homa, Missouri. /,i^c,.i.-,o 3 <m u TVlonhnnP C n _ ' Telephone Co. Tlie l expires Aug. 25. BargLi Fewer Hours , Proposals included shortening! jof traffic operators' work I to 7 actual working hours, in- eluding two 15-minute break per- iods, and "substantial" wage in-' crcas€S I ^ to set a minimum pension of M25 a month. with no deductions. Under thei present contract half of a i>er- ! son's Social .Security payment be deducted from his pension payment. For Medical IMan Thc delegates al.so decided bnrpain for a medical plan, in- (nit-hiding huspitaliznlion and surBi-: cal treatment, paid for by thc' company. i n James B. Van Uiiyne. 827 K. a member of the union's 60-mcmber collective bargaining^' policy committee, nnd president of CWA Local 6411, headed the! local delegation. Others attending were Mrs. Carol Easter, 227 N. Oakdale: Mrs. Forrest Baer, 627 E. Leslie; Mrs. Thelma Mayo, 537 Mont rose; jMrs. Ruth Horndon, 252 N. Iclalc: ' Jack Jack O'Neal, 1515 Bartelli. McPhcrson. ami Robert Gotl. Manhattan.