LABOR,RAILROADS: Cussed Out, Walked Out


Hardly had General Electric and the International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers started bargaining in Manhattan last week for a new contract, when the loman G.E. delegation simply rose and stomped out. The reason was—as a G.E. flack discreetly put it—that I.U.E. President James B. Carey shouted "a twice-repeated command of obscenity" at Philip D. Moore, chief G.E. negotiator.

G.E. ought to be used to terrible-tempered Jim Carey's language by now. During the 1958 contract reopener, Carey kept the air blue, and G.E. negotiators walked out. Before the talks began...

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