Was Time, Inc., Bluffing?

Bethell, Thomas N.
January 1979
New Republic;1/20/79, Vol. 180 Issue 3, p18
Focuses on the settlement between the unions and the management of Time Inc., owner of the newspaper "The Washington Star". Union's acceptance of Time's demand for total control of the work force; Federal mediator's description of the settlement as a "total emasculation job"; Impact of the competition between "The Washington Star" and "The Washington Post"; Impact of automation on the role of unions in newspaper publishing; Publisher George W. Hoyt's explanation on the benefits of permitting the management the freedom to control the work force.


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