TITLE

The Disgrace at Brewster

PUB. DATE
June 1944
SOURCE
New Republic;6/12/44, Vol. 110 Issue 24, p778
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Criticizes the closure of the Brewster aircraft plant without any provision for the employees. Ways in which war workers have been persuaded to take essential jobs; Treatment of workers as a commodity to be bought when it is in demand and thrown on the scrap heap when the market fails; Effect of incidents of these kinds on the morale of war workers in general; Necessity for concrete and inclusive plans for conversion to civilian picture; Hesitation shown by the U.S. War Production Board to emphasize reconversion because of its possible effect in slowing up and restricting the output of essential munitions.
ACCESSION #
14673172

 

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