LABOR: The Fringe on Top

Dave Beck, the ruddy-faced president of the A.F.L. Teamster Union, could easily be mistaken for a millionaire. Teamster Beck has several personal business interests on the side: he owns large chunks of Seattle real estate; he is board chairman of Kellerblock Corp., which owns Seattle's 18-story Grosvenor House apartments, and, until recently, he operated Northwest Securities Corp., an auto finance company. His family has interests in other enterprises, including beer and beverage distributorships. Last week it appeared that Beck put over one of his best business deals at the union's expense.

Plus Periodic Rest. From the Teamsters President Beck gets...

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