CORPORATIONS: Peace, It's Wonderful

Chicago's union-hating S. Buchsbaum & Co. (jewelry, plastics) had busted one union in 1919, defeated another after a 16-week strike in 1935. It had hired detectives to sniff out any traces of unionism, had fired employes if they even had a relative who was a union member. That was Buchsbaum's record when in 1941 it signed up with Local 241, International Chemical Workers Union, A.F.L. Since then Buchsbaum has had not a single strike or work stoppage. Relations with employes have been so cordial that an arbitrator has never even been called...

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