Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on October 21, 1941 · Page 3
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Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois · Page 3

Sterling, Illinois
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Tuesday, October 21, 1941
Page 3
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Tuesday, October 21, 194! CIO Rebels Demand Open Shop in Gary •Steel Mfg. Plant Ask Cessation of Trouble Due to Fight Over Closed Shop STERLING DAILY GAZETTE. STERLING, ILLINOIS Fuse ^. ««•••*• rnnde f rr^v! mem- r* Pr»Rrnzlnfc SWOC drive CHICAGO .-Drirsrd* f— an open ghop and Jmmrrtis'f rr^vlrn of due* picket inc anrt wrrfc <;:nppaers •t the Gary' mil!< c? *h» Csrneeie- niinoi«; Ptrrl corpora Monday by » trmnp bers of thf Strr! \\'rr Committee. CIO. In defiance of th for R closrd *lioji Thr ir.<-::rcrr,t*- an- noimred that thrv w-rv:;r< work bf- eide "nnv man whn want* to make steel." They marfr or.r rxrrption. however, ststinp thst thrv would walk off the Job if a rrplarement were sent tn for any man removed from the job for nonpayment of dues. The protesting group, more than •0 in number and mor-t of them from the 80 inch hot strip mill of the sheet and tin mill, met Sunday i^ night. They elected David Johnston |9 chairman and Charley Sanford sec- I retary and treasurer, and presented I four demands to three SWOC griev- I ance officers, present b>- Invitation. I The demands, as announced by I Banford, are: ^_. 1. The right to enter the plant for HP work withoot showing dues books. | 2. The end of work stoppages of - any kind. •f. Discontinuance of the practice of forcing men to join the union or ' par dues against their will. ^ 4. The right to work unmolested in •; an open shop. I SWOC Director Beplk* In answer to this declaration of : independence. Frank Grider. SWOC aubdlstrict director, said that if it were necessary for dues Inspections to continue they would do so and i that the 8WOC aims were for a | dosed shop and the checkoff system > of dues payments. .; The last dues picketing was held Ort IS at the Gary steel works and was without incident. At that time. •. John Itayerik. president of the Gary works local of the SWOC. it .would .be resumed at 7 a. m. TOW. Gtwap'a Stand Is ToM At the rebel meeting Sunday Chairman Johnston told the griev- •ae men will work beside any who 'wants to make steel, whether he's a union member or However, if any worker in our I department is kept from his job by picketing or is pulled off the jab fa* nonpayment of dues, we will •Jaw > to work with the replace- MBfc*''-- ' Sanford, to a statement after the •id: taatibn his arisen because tht men are forced' to join an or- aation to which they do not i to belong. For many years we a tranquil situation here and . worked h> peace. But tn the last two I swan, since the CIO came in. we've nothing but trouble. You can't ly us for the loss of peaceful Walking conditions." fin «ne Instance 1.100 employes of the sheet and tin mill walked out 1 alter a Gary policeman arrested a I dues picket who stopped a woman • worker. In another case an unau- thorised strike of «0 crane operators Clad up work at the steel plant, •reatest steel producer in the world. - Hundreds of millions of dollar* wwth of rearmament orders are be- by the Gary . plant officials/ recently estimated ~+&mm4— aww^^ar- »4 •..• -- - !n. - • i i aaa a , «nai VUB. stoppages since last Feb- nary have cost 31.000 tons of steel production, a loss which cannot ba recovered as long as the steel industry continues to operate at maximum capacity. Ftnder Hits Hydrant Flwd Uneed'z automobile bumped •to the water hydrant which stands ,«t the alley between the SterUng ion and the Masonic building and prajacta a foot or more into Third fttntt, and a fender was damaged, , •• myt an averaae of two auto- MhM a week bump the hydrant ? ' • dan's aaulnt and frown bei JAM Mad cyaslaascs and art about wearing them! •**tylM are so baoom- I wlo aw* compumenta baaa! 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