Foreign News: Sir Walter Threatens

Winston Churchill returned home last week to face a labor crisis. Directly challenging the Trade Disputes Act of 1927 (enacted soon after the 1926 general strike), the Union of Post Office Workers last fortnight applied, and was promptly accepted, for affiliation with the British Trades Union Congress. The Trade Disputes Act specifically bars civil servants from joining the T.U.C. Grizzled, thin-lipped Sir Walter Citrine, T.U.C. chief who looks more like a schoolmaster than a tough-minded labor boss, had fired the first shot against the Act which all labor regards as the blackest...

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