LABOR: Five out of Six

Do workers in U.S. steel mills want their union (membership: 1,250,000) to push for higher wages? Yes, of course, says the United Steelworkers' President David J. McDonald, getting ready to call a strike when present contracts run out in early summer. No, says doorbell-ringing Pollster Samuel Lubell, after interviewing steelworkers in ten cities around the U.S. "Of the steelworkers interviewed," reports Lubell this week for United Feature Syndicate, "five of every six are against further wage hikes."

Steelworkers and their wives, Lubell found, have sharply noted that price increases follow close behind wage increases. "Everything else goes up and you're...

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