Will Wages Be Thawed ?

September 1944
New Republic;9/25/44, Vol. 111 Issue 13, p359
Focuses on the effort of labor to gain wage increases commensurate with the rise in the cost of living. Protest against a regulation which labor believe has made them victims of economic injustice as compared with the treatment of business and farmers in the war economy; in Power and prestige of organized labor appear to be at Irritation of labor with the administration, the Republican Party has declared in favor of revision of the Little Steel formula; Campaign of Governor Thomas E. Dewey against President Franklin D. Roosevelt that the President betrayed consumers and having invited inflation in order to appease the labor vote; Increase in the cost of living by 25.1 percent from the last year; Discussion of wage rates of steel workers in the country; Object of wage stabilization is to prevent further increase in prices.


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