LABOR: Muscle

C. I. O.'s United Automobile Workers of America last week showed its muscle by winning exclusive recognition (but no closed shop) from the Briggs Manufacturing Co. in Detroit, called off a strike which had tied up Chrysler and Lincoln plants as well, by depriving them of Briggs auto bodies (TIME, June 12). Having just taken his minority U. A. W. back into A. F. of L., President Homer Martin thereupon displayed his muscle. He demanded that big General Motors recognize his union to the exclusion of C. I. O., called a strike in three G. M. plants and threatened...

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