LABOR: Union Buster

Every contract, combination in the form of trust or otherwise, or conspiracy, in restraint of trade or commerce among the several States or with foreign nations, is hereby declared to be illegal. . . .

So reads the heart of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act which was passed by Congress in 1890 to bust trusts. After 49 years U. S. employers are finding that it may perhaps be used to bust unions. Following the lead of Philadelphia's Apex Hosiery Co., last week Tom Girdler's Republic Steel Corp. sued John Lewis, C. I. O. and...

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