U.S. sues unions on deferred pay

Ruben, George
October 1972
Monthly Labor Review;Oct72, Vol. 95 Issue 10, p72
Academic Journal
Reports on the lawsuit filed by the U.S. Cost of Living Council against Electrical Workers Local 11 in Los Angeles, California for allegedly compelling three companies to enter into escrow agreements for payments of deferred wage increases.


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