Labor: Outearning the Boss

As head man of the Teamsters union. Jimmy Hoffa is an absolute but generous ruler, firm in the conviction that there is money enough in the Teamster till for every loyal lieutenant. Last week Anthony ("Tony Pro") Provenzano, 45, burly Hoffa protégé and chief of Union City, N.J., local 560, reached in for an even larger share than the boss takes.

At a meeting of the local, third largest in the Teamster stable, Tony Pro was voted a raise of $50,000. That brought his salary to $95,000, a tidy $20,000 more than Hoffa makes, and $75,000 more than Tony was drawing...

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