LABOR: Pressure Rising

The House Judiciary Committee last week sat down to see what it could do about labor disputes in defense industries. Before the committee were nine bills, offered by brother Congressmen as cure-alls.

While the committee deliberated, workers in 20 defense plants in the U. S. were out on strike. Most of the strikes were little ones, some even insignificant. Of greater concern to observers than any struck plant was the touch-&-go situation at Lackawanna, N. Y., where the long rumble of C. I. O.'s struggle with Bethlehem Steel was gathering into a roar. C. I. O. steelworkers, asserting that 300 fellow...

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