LABOR: Fifth-Amendment Fight

Since the days when Jim Carey was an ardent young liberal at the forefront of the C.I.O. movement, the International Union of Electrical Workers' president —like many another labor leader—has been wary of congressional interference in union affairs. Last week 45-year-old Jim Carey changed his mind. In announcing that the I.U.E. had adopted an ethical-practices code far tougher than anything yet accepted by its fellows, President Carey 1) publicly called on all unions to recognize Congress' right to investigate labor racketeering and corruption, and 2) bluntly declared that any I.U.E. officer...

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