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VICTORY OF" CARMEN POPULAR
9 TO GENERAL PUBLIC
Never was a labor victory so popu
lar with thet public as the victory
gained by the street car men through
arbitration, for the-public believed
with the men that the workers were
bunked out of their rights in the
hearing three years ago at which
Judge Orin Carter was chief arbiter.
The finding of the board will take
effect from June 1, which means that
the next pay the men get will be a
fat one, for the envelopes will con
tain the back pay for June.
The official decision of the board
was handed down late yesterday af
ternoon. It was signed Wm. Hale
Thomposn and Maclay Hoyne. Jas.
M. Sheean, paid lawyer representa
tive of the company on the board,
filed a minority report. Hoyne, who
served for the men, declined to ac
cept pay for his services.
The scale effective for twoyears
is as follows:
Maximum wage: 1915, 35 cents;
1916, 36 cents.
Minimum wage: 1915, 26 cents;
1916, 27 cents.
Night work, $3 for 8 hours.
Sunday runs not more than 9
hours. Must be straight runs.
Motormen of sprinkling, cinder and
all cars except snow plows to be
classed same as passenger car motor
men. Conductors on the cars to get
$2.30 a day.
Snow plow motormen to get 36
cents an hour.
Day foremen, car repairers to get
$125 a month; night foremen, $110.
Received to get $105 a month, tun
nel and bridge men, $75; flag and
crossing men, $65; watchmen, West
Side shops, $65.
tyfechanics, West Side shops, in
creased 3 cents an hour.
Car repairers, motor repairers, in
spector, ddpers and body repairers to
get $2.40 first year, $2.70 second
year, $3 thereafter.
Car placers shall get $2.40 first
year, $2,70 thereafter. Cleaners, Jan
itors, switchmen, etc., 2.10 first year,
Allowance for turning in day's re
ceipts increased to 7 minutes.
Seniority must be first considera
tion in laying off men, but considera
tion can be given capacity and fitness.
. OLD TIME PRESSMEN PICNIC
. Old Time Pressmen will hold a plcnici
at Atlas Park, 5025 N. Crawford av'
Saturday, Aug. 7, that promises to be
some picnic. Family tickets $2, in
cluding refreshments. j
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day cooler; gentle, variable windft.