LABOR: Kohler Loses a Round

Ever since April 1954, when 2,800 United Auto Workers walked out of Wisconsin's Kohler Co. over a contract dispute, company and union have been in a bitter stalemate. During the strike, Kohler is operating its plumbing-fixture plant with about 2,000 non-union employees, whom it steadfastly promises to keep on the job even when the fight is settled. Just as firmly, the U.A.W. sets as its price for peace the promise that all the strikers will be rehired, and at one point it tried to organize a nationwide boycott of Kohler products. Last week, handing down a decision that may...

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