LABOR: Trouble Over

After 54 days of industrial warfare, peace came last week to Detroit. All that time Chrysler Corp. had been closed and 56 glass and rubber plants as well as many other supply factories throughout the U. S. were also closed. Automobiles which people wanted to buy were not being made. Perhaps 150,000 workers who needed work and wages got neither. Best name for this standstill was what the Irish called their six-year civil war: the Trouble.

Why War? Said Chrysler's President Kaufman Thuma Keller, gravely and truly: "The settlement should have been made...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

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 TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

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