LABOR: Leeches

Subjects already worn thin from talk were talked over again at length last week by the executive council of the American Federation of Labor before it closed its fortnight's session at Atlantic City. Rehashed were the six-hour day, the five-day week, more jobs to be made by Congress, the Government's payless furlough plan. The council flayed both Republican and Democratic platforms for being "vague and extremely disappointing" to Labor but, always nonpartisan, endorsed no nominee for the Presidency.

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