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 - renewal ovcr- away, cyi- """ suu- BIG...
renewal ovcr- away, cyi- """ suu- BIG INOREASE^IN " , WAGES GRANTED THE MEN OF THE NILES. The biggest step towards increasing the wages of the Niles Tool works ;irploycs was taken today, when, at -1 mass meeting of the employes, it was announced that starling today, tiie week Will consist of fifty work- i:.'g hours instead of fifty-five and one-half, with no :rcduction in and for all time'worked by men ever fifty, hoiirs, time anil onc- h.-ilf would be paid.' This will mean !i'i increase 511 wages for the men nearly seventeen'per "'cut. Officials of the.'company aniiounc- "t ." 1C meeting that the increase s wholly voluntary- on the part of company, and'lhai. no outside dc- her j ' nl Jd* u ' R d ^ ccn made. The increase j f-'^ t' ""Sb'. of del ' s i»ale possible, ; it was told, the company has now throligh the several years Mrs. his the depression and is now working nearly capaeitjj while a better price is bein'g paid for tlie machines ··re turned out. 'In this way it Tiiadc known that the inlentioii of company is to share-the profit with tl.c employes.'' · ' | M The increase which wa's granted day, represents the longest incrcisc · had c\cr bceji guen tlie of tlie company at any time and unplojes receive*^ the announcement nilh much sppUuw,, jy'ot^cs of t]ic

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  1. Butler County Democrat,
  2. 09 Sep 1915, Thu,
  3. Page 6

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