GOVERNMENT: Sex in the Factory

When Charles Santangelo, a magazine and comic-book printer of the Charlton Press Inc. of Derby, Conn. (Atomic Mouse, Hush Hush, Secrets of Young Brides), returned from vacation last February, he got a double shock. He heard reports that the firm's composing-room employees had been "molesting" women workers in the plant—patting them, whistling at them, and making gamy comments about what Brooklyn calls "the built." He also learned that the eight men had joined the International Typographical Union. They were all fired. Last week, in a tough yet tongue-in-cheek decision, a National Labor Relations Board trial examiner ruled that union organizing,...

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