His answer was: "There is a law of the job higher
than any law Congress can pass. The law of the job will
His feeling against unions was bitter and personal.
It rested on two grounds. First, he intensely resented
the idea that unions could do more for Ford workers
than he did for them. Secondly, unions committed the
unforgivable sin of interfering with the machine. They
slowed it down. They insisted on running it at less than
its full capacity. That was to say, as was already evident
in the General Motors and Chrysler contracts,
they laid their hands on production. They bargained
about how fast the assembly line should run.
-The Wild Wheel