MMT 24 Jan 60 Pg 1

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MMT 24 Jan 60 Pg 1 - Cross-field of Bon-sal, of Miami-bound Group...
Cross-field of Bon-sal, of Miami-bound Group Says Labor Control 'Biased' Washington -0IPD- A Labor Department Farmers' Advis ory committee has unanimous ly condemned a consultant s report urging tighter controls over Mexican farm workers. The Committee, in a reso lution referred to Labor Secretary James P. Mitchell, said the consultants' recommendations were "biased, inaccurate and should be junk ed." The condemnation by the 48-man special farm - labor group reflected the resent- ment of farmers and farm la bor employers at Mitchell's campaign to cut down the number of braceros imported for farm work while improving wages and working conditions of domestic workers. The Labor Secretary last October released a compre hensive report by a four-man commission headed by former Minnesota Senator Edward Thye. The Commission, acting as consultants to Mitchell, reported the use of Mexicans tended to drive down the pay of migrant American workers and to take some of their jobs away. Mil-er to is

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  1. Medford Mail Tribune,
  2. 24 Jan 1960, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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