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Labor Unions Offer ‘Honorable Peace’ to ‘Day’ Strikers

An "honorable peace" to the eleven members of the editorial staff of the Day, Jewish daily, who have been on strike for more than 14 weeks, was offered publicly during the week-end in a proclamation signed by the Joint Board of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union, Joint Board of the Cloakmakers Union, Joint Board of the Dressmakers Union and the United Hebrew Trades.

The four organizations, opposing dual unionism, suggested that the strikers resign from the New York Newspaper Guild and apply for reinstatement by the Jewish Writers Union, recognized body of Yiddish journalists. The economic demands of the strikers will then be settled through the efforts of the Jewish Writers Union in cooperation with other labor unions. The project does not include B.Z. Goldberg, one of the striking group, who, the proclamation says "is a special case and must be put in a special category."

Rejection of the above terms will be considered, the proclamation said, proof that the strike has no economic bases, but was precipitated by political considerations.