CRIME: Kickback

During his 25 years in the labor movement, burly, narrow-eyed Joseph S. Fay has often been called a racketeer. But calling Joe Fay names, or trying to unseat him as international vice president of the Union of Operating Engineers, was like blowing peas at an elephant. Sometimes he simply turned his beefy back. Some times, enraged or full of whiskey, he used his fists. Once he slugged the A.F. of L.'s David Dubinsky; another time he kicked in a minor labor leader's cheek bone. But neither taunts, rivals nor the law really bothered Joe Fay much.

He was an employer as...

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