National Affairs: One Big Union

San Francisco employers long ago learned from Labor that in bargaining the group is mightier than the individual. In several industries they formed potent associations, first to beat down Labor then to deal with it when unions came to stay.

Last week a leader in this evolution toward unionism for employers succeeded in doing for San Francisco business what Labor has never been able to do for itself. In the newly incorporated San Francisco Employers Council, Shipowner Roger Dearborn Lapham offered his fellows one big union of their own, a master association of employers...

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