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Box 2


Contains 4 Results:

Detailed accounts of meetings between the Chicago Newspaper Publishers Association (CNPA) and the Chicago Typographical Union #16 (CTU), 1947-07-30 - 1947-11-14

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents These meetings were marked by the union's consistent refusal to agree to a contract conforming to the new Taft-Hartley law and the publishers' refusal to agree to the "Conditions of Employment" (copy included) which the union threatened to post on Oct. 21 and Form P-6A, which the union then offered in place of a contract. The publishers charged that there was a deliberate slowdown; the union denied it. The main issues were the closed shop, union jurisdiction, and the handling of struck work....
Dates: 1947-07-30 - 1947-11-14

Correspondence from John F. O'Keefe, secretary of the CNPA, 1947-07 - 1947-09

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents This correspondence was addressed to representatives of the publishers including (for the Tribune) Elbert M. Antrim, Tom Antrim, John Park and Harold Grumhaus. It includes copies of O'Keefe's correspondence with John J. Pilch (president of the Chicago Typographical Union); reports from Andrew Hamilton of Kirkland Fleming (attorney for the Chicago Newspaper Publishers Association); and comments on several International Typographers Union bulletins. The folder also contains analyses of the...
Dates: 1947-07 - 1947-09

Correspondence from John F. O'Keefe, secretary of the CNPA, 1947-10-01 - 1947-11-23

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Further discussion of the Baltimore proposal with analysis by Hamilton and others. Accounts of meetings with the mediation service on October 10 and 17, 1947. Hamilton memo of October 11, 1947, on the American Newspaper Publishers Association's plan to file a suit against the International Typographical Union. Drafts and final copies of the publishers' letter to composing room employees, October 17, 1947; notice to be posted October 21, 1947, if the union posts its Conditions of Employment;...
Dates: 1947-10-01 - 1947-11-23