National Affairs: New Labor Board Chairman

The National Labor Relations Board has been stalled since last August, when Chairman J. Warren Madden 's term expired. The remaining Board members, William Leiserson and Edwin S. Smith, in almost continuous disagreement, dead locked. Without Madden to cast the deciding vote, work of the Board practically ceased.

C. I. O.'s John Lewis wanted Madden reappointed. A. F. of L.'s William Green loudly and vehemently did not. The appointment was among those embarrassing subjects which President Roosevelt preferred to shelve until after election. Last week he settled the dispute, sent to the Senate for confirmation the name of Dr....

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