Three Golden Gate Mutuel Clerks Return to Work Today, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-15


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Three Golden Gate Mutuel Clerks Return to Work Today GOLDEN GATE FIELDS, Albany, Calif., May 13.— A two-day arbitration hearing at Golden Gate Fields involving employment of three mutuel clerks ended this afternoon with a decision that the trio would be returned to work on Monday morning. Employment of the men, Bertram Skelly, Roscoe Reed and. Ray Chavez, had been turned down by the track for what it termed "cause" when the current meeting opened Wednesday, May 3. The action was protested by the Pari-Mutuel. Employes Guild of California and, under terms of its contract with the track, the issue was submitted to a board of arbitration. Sam Kagel, San Francisco attorney,- and impartial arbiter, after hearing all evidence in the case, ruled the men were entitled to employment "in. accordance with their union seniority rights," and they will be employed beginning next Monday, the track management announced.

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