Canada: ONTARIO: Christmas Cheer

U.S. labor leaders could look across the border last week to see what happens in a long-drawn-out strike. A note of urgency had set in at Windsor. With one eye on union finances, leaders of 10,000 striking Ford of Canada workers called for rank-&-file support of their new settlement proposal: a Government-appointed arbitrator to give a decision in 24 hours on the key demands for a union shop and checkoff.

The proposal was thrashed out behind closed doors, while outside the sprawling Ford plant sullen strikers of the C.I.O.'s United Automobile Workers...

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