MANAGEMENT: End of the Hatters' Mad

In Norwalk, Conn, ten months ago, 1,400 members of the A.F.L. Hatters Union struck, in support of a principle, against the Hat Corp. of America (Dobbs, Knox, Dunlap and Cavanagh hats). They insisted that no company has the right to move any of its operations to other parts of the country without an O.K. from its union. The hatters demanded a no-move clause in their contract; the company refused. The A.F.L. executive council backed up the union, decided to make the strike a test of the "runaway shop" issue.

Last week, after three days of conferences in the chambers...

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