Foreign News: Dock Strike

Hardly had the railway strike been settled (TIME, Jan. 28 et seq.) than the dockers' section of the Transport Workers' Union went on strike for a 43-cent daily wage increase. More than 110,000 men were idle; 1,000,000 more were expected to be thrown voluntarily out of work if the strike is allowed to get well under way.

The National Stevedores, Lightermen and Dockers' Union, another organization, decided to remain at work—but not to work overtime—until negotiations over their 'demand for an increase of 54¢ a day fell through. Employers decided to throw open the...

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