WAGES & SALARIES: Portal-to-Portal for All


From the august chambers of the U.S. Supreme Court last June came a tiny cloud to hover in the economic skies. Few but smart union lawyers noticed it. This week the cloud hung dark and squally over much of U.S. industry, as C.I.O.'s United Steelworkers marched into Pittsburgh's Federal Court, demanded from Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corp. & the National Tube Co. a whopping $120 million. Last week in Cleveland, the same union sued Republic Steel for $56 million, American Steel & Wire Co. for $38 million. The United Automobile Workers demanded $12 million from Ohio Crankshaft Co.

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