Labor: There They Go Again

The United Auto Workers do not seem to know when to stop. Having cowed Chrysler into submission, struck American Motors and General Motors, and won from Detroit's Big Four the biggest wage and benefit settlement in history, it might reasonably be presumed to be satisfied. Yet last week, while the last workers were returning to G.M. after a 31-day strike that cut October auto sales 27% , U.A.W. workers at Ford launched their own strike. Ford and the union reached a strike-free national settlement in September, but have been quibbling ever since...

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