LABOR: The Work's Too Long

At the staid headquarters of General Motors last week, officers of the United Auto Workers jokingly presented company executives with a huge white cake iced with the words 30 AND OUT NOW! They were emphasizing the union's push for retirement with a monthly pension of $650 after 30 years' employment—whatever a worker's age.

At the Ford Motor Co., a U.A.W. official turned up in a kilt and sporran, sporting a button that demanded a wage increase of 27.5%—JUST LIKE HENRY.

Chairman Henry Ford's pay last year rose some 27%, to $874,567.

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