INVESTIGATIONS: Making a Living

Standing before Senator John McClellan's labor rackets investigating committee in the Senate caucus room one day last week, Committee Counsel Robert Kennedy pointed to a set of charts listing 15 union locals and their officers. These locals, he explained, are only a part of the 58 whose 125,000 members comprise the Teamsters Union Joint Council 16, "the biggest ruling body of the Teamsters in New York City." Teamsters Union Joint Council 16 controls the flow of all goods moving through the city. Said Kennedy: "If the Teamsters are controlled or run by...

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