The Press: Labor v. Labor

Newspaper publishers, who often argue with unions that the cost of labor is reach ing a peril point, last week found an ally on union's side to back up their stand. Washington's four-year-old Labor Press Associated, a news service supplying some 250 labor papers (for $2 to $15 a week), was forced out of business. Reason: labor trouble. L.P.A., set up in 1949 with money from the C.I.O., A.F.L. and some independent unions to counteract the Communist-line Federated Press, recently laid off one man from its Washington staff to keep down its $5,000-a-year deficit. But the C.I.O. Newspaper Guild, which represents...

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