LABOR: Up the Rebels

One evening last week Labor's Non-Partisan League held a meeting in Washington's Willard Hotel to support the President's proposal to reform the Federal judiciary. Just beforehand Willard employes staged a sit-down strike and put pickets around the building.

Though his friend Major George L. Berry carried on the meeting—denouncing the strike as an A. F. of L. plot to embarrass him—John L. Lewis refused to cross the picket line, even declined an offer to cross if the pickets were temporarily withdrawn.* Four days later in Manhattan's Biltmore Hotel, while he was in...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!