Reduction in Job Bias on Government Contracts Report Cites Cases

The President’s Committee on Government Contracts reported “substantial progress” in eliminating job bits on contracts let by the Federal Government in its third annual report here. Vice President Nixon is chairman of the unit.

Officials of the committee said that of 28 complaints filed by the Bureau on Jewish Employment Problems of Chicago, 15 contractors had changed discriminatory practices, six were still under investigation and the remainder did not involve government contracts. Jacob Selidenberg, executive director of the committee said that no Federal contract had been cancelled as a result of bias in the year end June, 1956.

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