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12.hours-a-day shift. The new pay rate will begin
TAXI DRIVERS 1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-
Dallas taxicab drivers gather to vote on a new
two-year contract which will give them a raise in
pay and a five-day work week. C.M. Roseborough,
assistant business manager of Teamsters Local#
7-45, says this is the best contract negotiators
could obtain/ from City Transportation Company.
The voting is done by shifts, the night workers
voting this morning and the day-shift tonight. At
this morning's vote, 32 of the drivers favor
accepting the company offer. The drivers get a
raise in base pay, from 35 to 40 percent of fare
revenue. Only seven persons vote against the offer.
And the vote tonight also favored the contract.
SWISH TO TAXICABS
The drivers, in addition to the pay raise, will get
a five-day work week, but will continue to work a
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Taxi drivers], item, December 2, 1964; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc970026/m1/1/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.