Canada: NOVA SCOTIA: Of Mines & Men

A new era was dawning in Cape Breton Island's long-troubled coalfields. Most of the old bitterness between management and labor was gone, and they were working together to increase production. (Only two years ago, a Royal Commission had reported: "The men ... so distrusted the present management that they could see no hope for ... cooperation between men and management in improving the efficiency of production.")

In Truro last week, the annual convention of District 26, United Mine Workers of America, drew up its demands for 1949 wages. First & foremost was...

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