LABOR: Blow to Farah

Rarely has a judge from the National Labor Relations Board ever spoken out so passionately over a classic confrontation between a company and a union. Last week Walter H. Maloney, an NLRB administrative law judge, ruled that the Farah Manufacturing Co. is "flouting the [National Labor Relations] act and trampling on the rights of its employees as if there were no act, no board and no Ten Commandments." The El Paso-based company, one of the nation's biggest makers of men's pants, has been struggling for 20 months with some 2,000 strikers, mainly...

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