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Every Sunday is a Labor Day in Mexico these days as CMTists (Confederation of Mexican Workers) parade the city streets, cheering their orators—chief of whom is CMT Secretary General Vicente Lombardo Toledano, hot-eyed little organizer, who looks a little like George Raft, likes to be compared to John L. Lewis. Last week, 18,000 unionists, members of the Syndicate of Petroleum Workers, had good reason to cheer. A 3,250-page, nine-volume decision in their favor was handed down by a special commission named by the Board of Arbitration to investigate Mexico's oil industry. It aimed...

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