Labor: The Perils of Prosperity

U.S. labor is in a restless mood, and that mood was made obvious last week to millions of Americans.

Pilots struck Pan American World Airways, grounding planes all over its worldwide system, and clerks went on strike against two big Manhattan department stores. Strikes were called against a construction firm at Cape Kennedy, towboat owners in Pittsburgh, and three machine-tool plants in Detroit. New York was threatened by another newspaper strike, and the Transport Workers Union threatened to strike the Philadelphia subway system if it continued to use dogs to patrol the subways...

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