Labor: Breaking Out in Boils

"Hoffa's got boils," cried a happy A.F.L.-C.I.O. executive. "There is dissatisfaction throughout the Teamsters, and it's popping out like boils. All over."

For weeks now, Teamster President James Riddle Hoffa has been working hard to lance the most painful of the infections—but the old surgical methods are not what they used to be. Jimmy's main target is Cincinnati, where Dairy Driver James Luken, 39, former president of the city's Joint Teamster Council, last month led four dissident locals out of the union (TIME, Aug. 25). Hoffa at first sent in a team of...

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