NATIONAL DEFENSE: Arms Over Labor

Much in the minds but seldom on the tongues of wise men in C. I. O. and A. F. of L. is Rearmament's impact on U. S. Labor. They are well aware that in time of Preparedness, unions may have to take a beating when their interests conflict with those of Army or Navy.

Last week Labor took a beating from the Army. At the emphatic demand of Secretary of War Harry Hines Woodring (and after a talk with Franklin Roosevelt), House & Senate conferees on the Army's pending $366,250,000 rearmament authorization bill...

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