LABOR: Too Much Medicine?

Congress was mixing one of its cure-all patent medicines last week for a social bellyache, the labor situation. Labor leaders did not like the whiffs they got from the brew. To A.F. of L. President William Green, the legislation smelt like "a violation of the Constitution." C.I.O. President Philip Murray called it an effort to clamp upon "the total American economy a rigid status of enforced labor." The May, Connally and Vinson bills, said labor, jeopardized the right to picket, established compulsory arbitration, deprived labor of its right to strike.

Labor's point got...

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