Banner 25 March 1969
Hale Co. Strike Settled FAST ARLINGTON--A Â«trike afternoon In the Fisher Elemen- have been In there (the old hpf^wlich out U2 United Furnt tary School In Arlington, the tract) in the first place. The hfrpWort^attheHaleCo here membership had rejected man- new language gives the union SS Â£ work oTlfweeks wai agement offers. right to take up grievances for settled last night, according ott said the change In union to Union Local 164 President sentiment came following gains Lawrence Ott. made In all-day negotiations Mon- Ott announced this morning that (j a y between the union negotiating the strike was terminated by the committee and HaleCo. officials, union membership last night -around -around 9:30 following a membership membership meeting during which a vote was taken on the Hale Company's latest offer. Only a dozen mem' the the In first time." )tt disclosed that a major by Hale Co. was a in the contract expira- date which was moved to He said m D e . i. Rale presldent Martin Hirsch the union has tried for 14 years wag not avallable u^ morn ing to get the date changed. i. It was a bad time to have for comment on the settlement. bers were against settling, ue a *.au. Â»-wiv*Â«^v ^Â«Â» -..sa -..sa [ d because we have eliminated pages At an earlier meeting Sunday of language that never should Veto Expected for Bill Aimed at Student Rioters Ott said wage Increases were the company were Increased to three weeks. In the past, he everyone received 100 hours maximum vacation no matter long they had been at Hale. Wage increases In the three- year contract, he said, amount and smaller ALBANY, N.Y. -- Gov. Nelson Nelson A. Rockefeller is expected to veto a "get tough with student rioters" bill which won finalleg- islatlve approval Monday when the Assembly, by an 86-50 vote, passed the measure previously approved by the Senate. The bill would take away state scholarships and scholar incentive incentive payments from college students students convicted of "unlawful assembly, assembly, aggravated assault, criminal nuisance, falsely reporting reporting an incident, or unlawful possession of noxious material." Assemblyman Alvln M. Suchin, Suchin, Dobbs Ferry Republican and the bill's sponsor, argued that "scholarships are not a matter of right but a privilege." He said he Is "disturbed by seeing small bands of students year contract, ne aaiu, aiuuum in Â«,,,, HO Â«irt funds takpn an hourly Increase overthehicen- this action. He s a w [ t u n a s w KB., ale workers aainst hih water. s s Swras se Ing students. Assemblyman Skuse, Albany changed angry Raymond C. Republican, ex- words with Eli Wager, Woodmore Democrat, who was speaking against the Suchln bill. Wager charged the Assembly was prepared to "executive vengeance" vengeance" on the students. He said enforcement of on- campus activities should be left In the hands of school administrators. administrators. Taking the floor twice, Skuse retorted that "college administrators administrators have shown due restraint In failing to prosecute those students students committing crimes." Also speaking In favor of the mains the same. According to Ott, the hourly Increase Is as follows: 15 cents per hour the first year, 10 cents the second and 10 cents the third. Also, he said, classified day workers will be brought up to the federal minimum wage level, $1.60 per day. They will start with a 25 cents Increase the year of the contract followed by Increases of 12V 2 -cents for the two succeeding years, Ott said that most of the workers workers had not faired badly during the strike thanks to help received received from other union locals. "We may have piled up a bills but the union furnished seeing small bands of students Also s p e a n g n avor o e "-"- ~r "Â·-"Â£";;"-.:--V. la - t seizing campuses and disrupting bill was Nell W. Kelleher, Troy groceries and-durlng the " ' classes at the detriment of the majority of students." "There must be laws where people rospect the rights and properties of others. Otherwise we will return to barbaric manner," manner," he said. Suchln said the public Is demanding demanding the legislature take Republican, who during the part of the debate was acting speaker. speaker. Probably the most ringing denunciation denunciation of the Suchin bill was made by Assemblyman Leonard Leonard P. Satvlsky, Queens Democrat, Democrat, who called It "harsh and punitive In nature." the workers also took other to carry them over." Ott said workers returned to jobs In the wood shop Monday. The paint shop workers will return return next week.