Business: I.L.O. Under Fire

Will the U.S. pull out of a U.N. agency for the first time?

Almost from the moment it was born after World War I, the old League of Nations was doomed to failure largely because the U.S. refused to back it. Now the International Labor Organization, a vestige of the same Treaty of Versailles that set up the League, may die for similar reasons. By the end of this week, the Carter Administration will have to decide whether to keep the U.S. in the I.L.O. or withdraw its heavy support—currently a fourth of the 135-member organization's $80 million annual budget....

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