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had been too much couplaining, really. They had been doing back to the judge too often. They were getting a little bit nervey. That really isn't the word I should use. They were getting a little too big for their boots. They were making mountains out of molohills. Episodes would occur that would she you think that they were just having a good time out of it. They would take offence at something that was of no consequence at all, make a great fuss over it and see that it got to the arbitrator. Then they'd argue before the arbitrator for days. Now, of course, that is an organizing technique. I suppose that was the reason, and I wrote it off as that, although it was difficult to explain it to the employers all the time.

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