LABOR: Farah Knuckles Under

Willie Farah swore with 19th century capitalistic fervor that he would never allow a union in his Farah Manufacturing Co. plants and kept that vow through not only a 93-week strike but a nationwide boycott against his products: men's slacks. Yet last week he sat down to breakfast with officials of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America in New York City and capitulated totally. He agreed to recognize the union as sole bargaining agent for all employees of the El Paso-based firm, rehire all strikers, and begin immediate negotiations for a wage-and-benefit contract. Said Farah: "It's the...

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