LABOR: Settlement By Seniors

In Room No. 482 in Chicago's Union Station last week the U. S. railroad industry completed an advanced seminar in labor relations. Under the paternal eye of the National Mediation Board, railroad management in the person of Pennsylvania R. R.'s Personnel Director Herbert Alexander Enochs and the representatives of some 250,000 members of the five big operating Brotherhoods — engineers, firemen, conductors, trainmen, switchmen— came to a peaceful compromise on demands for wage increases.

With a strike vote in their pockets the Brotherhood leaders originally asked the railroads for a flat 20%...

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