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Facts Forum. Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 3, March 1955 - File 007. 1955-03. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 29, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1352973/item/769/show/706.

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Title Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 3, March 1955
Series Title Facts Forum News
Creator
  • Facts Forum
Contributor
  • Evans, Medford
Publisher Facts Forum
Date March 1955
Language eng
Subject
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Conservatism
  • Politics and government
  • Hunt, H. L.
Place
  • Dallas, Texas
Genre
  • journals (periodicals)
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  • Text
Identifier AP2.F146 v. 4 1955; OCLC: 1352973
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  • University of Houston Libraries
  • Facts Forum News
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Title File 007
Transcript President Eisenhower and Labor Secretary Mitchell voice separate views on whether State Right-To- Work Laws should be repealed. respej iave wi'' •s of e* e balaof ion <4 .rive th' i,g P0*j v of 4 ■el i- •>" r all >■"'' a uni4 ' -e lli ■or.^ » A"tV orflP-^i 'he doctrine of exclusive bargaining r'r?hts for the majorily union did not fPUng Up suddenly. Il developed on the 'asis of American experience. CONFLICT COULD RESULT . Multiple representation could result Conflicting demands upon an em- W°yer — from CIO unions, AF of L lnions, rump unions, racketeer organi- .' 10ns. and Communist-dominated wins, all of them ostensibly recognized * bargaining agents for workers within '■' -a,,,,, unit e grant of exclusive bargaining ■same unit. . n> is'lts to the majorily union does away ' "n the possibility of such chaos. And !jn"s 'o free the majorily union from al(,ss battles with numerous competes Unions for collective bargaining 'I? the employer. ' nions -rsmp organizations. Their legal rights is are unlike other types 'if mini- 0-a obligations are differenl from those /'ili-rnal orders or churches. .. raternal orders and other member- H I' Organizations perform services. Bul . • are not required by law or custom *ell m serv'ces f°r nonmembers as as f,,r members. ,. .' ''rails may join veterans' organi- 0r ",s if they wish. Ilul no veterans' ,. ^'""eiliein is required by law- lo rep- * the ''" of lv'ork. irgaining agent by a majority |' I'l'1-' ni all the unit's workers. Me,, '•' burden ol exclusive representa- Iel,,,.,'. a difficult one. The union must ■.,.n'. "~ strength and finances al the I'll,."'' of all the workers in the unit. gaj .c°s< ol negotiating collective-bar- 'inn "" ''-'''ctni'iils covering the wage-. H,,, ' and working conditions of all 'if e, " ls in the unit nuisl come out 'I, '-■ii, * union's treasury. In processing .v-|'i'c of any worker in ihe unit. "lioi'""" ma^ 'lavl' '" re'mDurse ''"' H„. 'jj .Reward ami committeemen. If Ht1j0g5levance ._.,„.s to arbitration, lhe •gn>j 8 staff "ill probably represent the 'lie. yed employee ihe arbitrator and 'H'.'i, """ s 'avvyer. economist, industrial ''iiv,. '.'r" ami field representative, may ""His be reimbursed out of union a FORUM NEWS, March, 1955 Union representation, in short, benefits all the workers in lhe unit. Is it unreasonable, then, to ask all workers in lhe bargaining unit to con- tribute financially lo the support of the union lhal represents lliem? Can society properly sanction the "free rider" who refuses lo assume his share of the bur- <Ifii of industrial citizenship? THREAT TO COMMUNITY The "free rider" - lhe nonpaying nonmemher who enjoys lhe benefits eel trade- unionism is like a member of lhe community who refuses to pay taxi's for Ihe upkeep of lhe schools, parks, police and lire departments, and refuses to vote in the community's elections. Such a citizen is not merely antisocial; he is a threat to the continued health and safety of the community. If he is permitted to get away will, it. others may well bellow his example. The finances of the community would be- weakened; community services would suffer. Community peace and order could be supplanted by chaotic bailies between taxpayers and nontaxpayers. It is similar in industrial relations. The "free rider" refuses to accept his social obligations. His fellow worker- view him as a self-appointed person of special privilege. He is a threat lo the union and lo the continued peace and order of collective-bargaining procedures. Dues-paying union members view "fie- riders' as an insult. The presence of "free riders" creates a situation that is loaded wilh danger lo peaceful relations and uninterrupted production. In many ways, the Taft-Hartley Act seriously restricts the operation of union-security provisions. In some industries, such union-secur- —Wide World Photos MEN AT WORK—(Top left) steelworker directs hot metal crane operator in pouring hot metal, while (top right) beneath a Chicago street a worker connects telephone wires in underground cable. (Lower left) front axles far military trucks are produced on assembly line in Cleveland plant. (Lower right) huge rough 75,000-pound forging for generator shaft of 1 00,000-kilowatt turbine-generator constructed at GE plant in Schenectady. 0 Be anil ■ page (5 Pa Re
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