Chicago (Oct. 7)
Chicago and the rest of the Middle West once more were able to get their favorite brand of kosher frankfurters today. Yesterday marked the end of a two-day strike called by the Kosher Sausage Makers Union 485, a branch of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen, when 500 members returned to their plants.
The union workers will receive pay raises of fifteen to eighteen per cent and will be paid for the six national holidays. Pay rates under the new scale will range from $25 to $33 weekly.
The strike caused the shutdown of local plants furnishing most of the kosher sausage consumed in the Middle West.