Foreign News: Union be Damned

Some 60,000 of Glasgow's Clydeside ship yard workers went on strike last week despite the pleas of their union, the laws of their Government. It was only a 30-minute strike. But it was the first of a threatened series of "token" strikes brought on by the failure of the Engineering Union to speed up negotiations for higher wages.

Conferring in Leicester on wage increases for 2,500,000 workers, the Engineering Union begged for wartime solidarity, opposed all strike action, said union "reestablishment" could await the war's end.

Labor Minister Ernest Bevin, who last year outlawed strikes...

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