Labor: Whose Ox?

In more than four decades of bitter battling, David Dubinsky, 70, has built among the teeming sweatshops of Manhattan's garment district one of the nation's most powerful industrial unions. But, for the past 19 months the indomitable and volcanic president of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (fondly but cautiously dubbed "Papa" by his rank and file) has been fighting a surprisingly different kind of battle. This time Papa Dubinsky is out to break a union. His victim: the Federation of Union Representatives (FOUR), which was organized as a "union within a union"...

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