LABOR: Sit-Downs Sat On

The Sit-Down Strike, suddenly boomed by the General Motors trouble last December as a new phenomenon in U. S. labor warfare, seemed last week to descend from its peak of the week before (TIME, March 1) almost as rapidly as it had risen. The Sit-Down Strike, as an instrument of Labor policy, was impressively sat upon in many places. It had lost its surprise value as police and employers learned more about combatting it. It was being tried on hard-boiled firms which were not so utterly dependent on public sympathy as General Motors...

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