Labor: Carey's Comeuppance

The U.S. labor movement has an effective say-so on every sort of issue —from foreign policy to domestic politics, from civil rights to featherbedding.

The will or the whim of top union leaders can shake the U.S. economy. Yet it begins to seem that even the mightiest unions cannot hold a simple election without charges of fraud.

The most powerful union of them all, the United Steelworkers of America, is still stuck in stalemate after a Feb. 9 election in which Incumbent President David McDonald was apparently defeated by Challenger I. W. Abel. Both sides have taken their subsequent...

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