LABOR: Strikeless Strike

One afternoon last week, members of C. I. O.'s Utility Workers Organizing Committee in the Zilwaukee, Mich, plant of the Consumers Power Co. calmly evicted the superintendent and sundry non-C. I. O. workers, manned the gates to the plant and announced they were on strike.

During the course of the evening, the same procedure was repeated in half-a-dozen distributing stations of Consumers Power, a subsidiary of Commonwealth & Southern Corp. By morning, the switches controlling current for 1,000,000 consumers in the highly industrialized Saginaw Valley were completely under the control of the...

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