FOOD,LABOR: Protest from Brooklyn


Brooklyn, home of Dodgerism, target of radio comedians,* and a maze to Manhattan taxi drivers, is also a city of unsubmissive businessmen. In 1935 Brooklyn's four poultry-marketing Schechter brothers defied the National Recovery Administration, and the Supreme Court threw NRA out in the famed "sick chicken" case. Last week a Brooklyn shipbuilder, Bernard A. Moran, became the first U.S. employer to challenge the War Labor Board's powers under the new Connally-Smith-Harness anti-strike act.

C.I.O.'s Marine and Shipbuilding Workers has tried since November 1938 to get a contract with Moran's Atlantic Basin Iron Works. Last month WLB ordered Moran to sign a union...

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