WASHINGTON (Jun. 19)
The National Committee for Labor Israel will mobilize technicians willing to take their skills to Israel, it was announced here today by Isaac Hamlin, general secretary of the Committee. A conference will be held to promote this project with representatives of the Committee, C.I.O. and A.F.L. participating.
A resolution to organize American technicians for Israel was adopted last night at a national conference of the American Trade Union Council of the National Committee for Labor Israel. About 600 delegates attended the conference. The program would bring to Israel skilled industrial workers, doctors, nurses, maritime, railway and aviation experts, construction engineers, metal workers and specialists in similar fields.
Federal Security Administrator Oscar R. Ewing announced at the conference that an American expert on industrial efficiency will be sent to Israel by the U.S. Government to advise on the improvements of methods of production. Mr. Ewing also revealed that a mission of American educators, headed by U.S. Commissioner of Education Earl J. McGrath will leave for Israel this summer to make a survey.
The conference adopted a resolution commending the Histadrut for withdrawing from the Communist-dominated World Federation of Trade Unions.