Warsaw Drivers Organize Union to Aid Jobless
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Warsaw Drivers Organize Union to Aid Jobless

A union of Jewish chauffeurs has been formed here for the first time with the object of alleviating distress among their unemployed colleagues.

Those chauffeurs who are employed will have to contribute one or two days’ pay toward the maintenance of the jobless members of the union.

The union expresses the hope that Jewish industrialists in Warsaw who own motor trucks and wealthy Jews who own private cars will realize the gravity of the situation and engage Jewish chauffeurs.

There are about 400 Jewish chauffeurs in Warsaw a great number of whom are unemployed and in great distress chiefly because of the introduction of interurban auto bus transportation lines. The government has taken over most of these lines and discharged the Jewish chauffeurs.