After the Goal Strike

December 1941
New Republic;12/1/41, Vol. 105 Issue 22, p719
Focuses on effects of the coal strike on defense production. Information on John L. Lewis, leader of Congress of Industrial Organizations, who is the bitterest and most stubborn opponent of the U.S. President and of the defense program in the whole labor movement; Discussion of the union-shop dispute in the captive mines that offered the opportunity Lewis had laid his plans to exploit; Effect of the economic and political pressure of the strike on the U.S.; Description of the decision of an arbitration, and the miners that will be bound by contract for more than another year; Discussion of questions concerning future treatment of mediation and strikes and regulatory legislation; Fact that the regulatory legislation would help the unions purge themselves of dishonesty, racketeering and dictatorship.


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