Labor: The Right to Quit

Last April's steel crisis brought screams from businessmen that the U.S. Government under President Kennedy and Labor Secretary Arthur Goldberg is meddling too much in labor-management matters. But there is another side to that coin. And last week A.F.L.-C.I.O. President George Meany sat down at a lunch with Washington newsmen and criticized the Administration in terms remarkably similar to those voiced by many corporation presidents.

"I don't think the Administration is the keeper of the public interest," declared Meany. "It represents Government interest. When the Government buys something itself, it has the right to make clear its stake in...

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