LABOR: Unionization & Strikes

On the strength of magic words embedded in the National Recovery Act, U. S. Labor set out last month to unionize U. S. Industry. For the American Federation of Labor it was a golden opportunity, for big manufacturers a real crisis. First objective was Steel, that "open shop" fortress against which union labor had repeatedly smashed itself to bloody bits. Last week an A. F. of L. local was started in mighty U. S. Steel Corp.'s Gary plant with more to follow elsewhere.

The steel industry had forearmed itself against such an emergency. In...

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