National Affairs: Ford Between Unions

Henry Ford had good reason to feel, last week, like a man who has not only turned the other cheek and been smacked on it, but has then been kicked in the pants.

Four months ago, Mr. Ford, who had sworn he would never negotiate with C.I.O., changed his mind, decided to give the union all it asked for and more. He named C.I.O. the collective bargaining agent for all Ford workers in the U.S.; granted a union shop; agreed to check off union dues from payrolls. C.I.O. was surprised and jubilant.

But Mr. Ford found that he had agreed with his adversary...

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