LABOR: Fordism v. Unionism

Most spectacular case before the overworked National Labor Relations Board at the moment is Ford Motor Co., charged with violating Labor's Magna Carta, the Wagner Act. Filed after the "Battle of the Overpass" when Richard Frankensteen and other United Automobile Workers were set upon and beaten up as they attempted to distribute union literature at the gate of Ford's vast River Rouge plant (TIME, June 7). the Labor Board's complaint accuses Henry Ford of virtually every unfair labor practice covered by the law. The answer to the complaint was signed not by...

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