LABOR: Peace in Pittsburgh

One of the longest and costliest postwar strikes was coming to an end last week. In Pittsburgh 760 delivery-truck drivers and helpers belonging to Dave Beck's A.F.L. Teamsters agreed to end their walkout against five of the city's biggest department stores (Kaufmann's, Home's, Frank & Seder's, Gimbels, Rosenbaum's) after 52 weeks of picketing and violence. Under the terms of a three-year contract, the stores agreed to an overall 8½¢ wage boost (to $2.21 an hour for drivers, $1.94 for helpers) plus some fringe benefits. In return the Teamsters gave up a pair...

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