LABOR: End of Appeasement?

WLB handed down a decision last week which sounded as if, for the first time in its eight months' career, it was ready to abandon appeasement in favor of a settled wage policy based on an extension of its award in the Little Steel wage case (TIME, July 27).

Labor that has not had its hourly pay raised 15% since Jan. 1, 1941 is still in line for a raise despite price freezing.

Labor whose pay has been raised 15% since Jan. 1, 2941 is not entitled to a raise unless it can prove that...