LABOR: Weisbord Abdicates

Last week began the 31st week and a settlement seemed possible in the textile strike in Passaic, N. J. The United Textile Workers, an offspring of the languid, conservative American Federation of Labor, has agreed to issue a charter to the 16,000 Passaic strikers, on condition that "Albert Weisbord and his associates" be denied membership. In other words, so-called "Communist" Weisbord (TIME, Aug. 16), who has led the workers for so long, must peacefully, gracefully get out. He said he would as soon as the charter is granted, then pronounced his...

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