Labor: The New Mood

When he appeared last February before the grand moguls of labor gathered near Miami Beach. Labor Secretary Willard Wirtz warned A.F.L.-C.I.O. leaders that public displeasure over such failures in collective bargaining as the dock and New York newspaper strikes might lead to stricter labor legislation. Last week in St. Louis, Wirtz faced the nation's labor leaders again—and this time his mood was one of pleasure. Said he: "There have been some real gains made in collective bargaining." The mood of the U.S. labor movement seems to have changed too, and the result...

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