LABOR: Strike's End

The 108-day strike of the Red-led, independent United Electrical Workers ended last week at Detroit's Square D electrical-equipment company. After the company had reopened its plant and employees started drifting back to work (TIME. Sept. 20), union leaders and management hammered out a settlement that meant victory for the company but saved face for the unionists. Among the terms: a 4¢ hourly wage hike (v. the 5¢ demanded and the 3¢ offered), an extra holiday, arbitration of 27 cases involving employees who were fired during the strike for alleged violence and intimidation.

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