Canada: THE DOMINION: End of the Strike

After eleven long weeks the break finally came. All last week, while the country waited, both sides in the steel strike maneuvered. Then, at week's end, the Government made its move. It boosted its offer to 13¢ an hour. With holiday pay and other concessions, the actual raise was closer to 16¢ an hour, slightly more than the strikers' final demand.

Neither Prime Minister Mackenzie King nor Labor Minister Humphrey Mitchell, both of whom had failed in earlier negotiations, figured publicly in the final talks. The solution was advanced by Frederick Kilbourn, Government-appointed controller of the struck steel plants. In Montreal...

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