LABOR: New Deal

After years of exploiting unionism to build personal empires, two of the leading robber barons of the labor movement last week began to feel the restraints of the three-month-old Landrum-Griffin labor-reform bill:

Maurice A. Hutcheson, 62, who inherited the presidency of the 850,000-member A.F.L.-C.I.O. United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America from his father, William L. ("Big Bill") Hutcheson, was sued by two Baltimore members for failure to treat his office as a "position of trust," as defined by Landrum-Griffin. The charges grew in part out of the Senate rackets committee hearings, where Hutcheson refused to answer questions, and...

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