Fire Fighters to Meet at Charlotte

Issue 8 and Volume 98.

Fire Fighters to Meet at Charlotte Charlotte was chosen as the 1946 convention city of the North Carolina division of the International Fire Fighters Association at the closing session of the convention held at Durham, N. C., July 25th. At the Durham convention opposition was voiced to the Merit System which is operating in several cities in North Carolina. The resolution to this effect is to be drawn and presented by committee appointed to the North Carolina State Federation of Labor. Reason for the opposition, fire fighters expressed at the Durham meeting the opinion that the merit system is being used on a partial basis, which is unfair to the average worker. Fire fighters of five North Carolina cities make up the North Carolina Division of the International Association of Fire Fighters, Durham, Charlotte, Raleigh, Wilson and Winston-Salem. In accordance to the regulations of the Office of Defense Transportation, only…

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