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Labor Seeks Congress' Aid WASHINGTON WV-A top leader leader said today Congress can help insure democracy and curb corruption corruption in unions by sanctioning an effective system for fining members failing to attend union meetings. George Harrison, president of the Brotherhood of Railway Clerks, said the Taft-Hartley law should be amended to permit discharge discharge of an employe for nonpayment nonpayment of union fines as well as of union dues and initiation fees. Harrison, an AFL - CIO vice president and a member of^ the Federation's Ethical Practices Committee, told a reporter 'he* favors such legislation. His proposal came as the AFL- CIO Ethicaf Practices Committee and Executive Council met to consider several more codes ol principles aimed at cleaning oul union corruption. The Executive Council, labor's highest tribunal, Monday unanimously unanimously held Teamsters President Dave Beck "guilty as charged" as of the mass of charges developed by the Senate Rackets Committee that he misused vast sums ol Teamsters Union funds.

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  1. The Ludington Daily News,
  2. 21 May 1957, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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