Housewife--War Worker

Dickson, Gene
October 1943
New Republic;10/18/43, Vol. 109 Issue 16, p518
Presents experience of a housewife as a war worker. Report that with all the cry about absenteeism, industrial firms are still using enforced time off, without pay of course, as a disciplinary measure; Claims that War Manpower Commission lays down the law that a person cannot quit one war job for another; Opinion regarding labor's right to strike; Information about production and supplies of war materials.


Related Articles

  • Employment Law SOS.  // Works Management;Mar2015, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p16 

    The article presents answers to two questions related to legal laws for employees against the threat of industrial action and what are the legal obligations regarding thermal comfort of employees at workplace.

  • Firms urged to tackle incapacity.  // Employers Law;Feb2003, p4 

    Presents information on the advice for employers regarding incapacity management, presented during the Managing Incapacity conference in Great Britain. Background of the cost of workplace absence in Great Britain; Problem of employers concerning private health insurance; Advice for companies...

  • Taylor-Made And Unaffordable. Poltenson, Norman // Business Journal (Central New York);11/2/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 44, p30 

    The article presents the author's comments on the Taylor Law which was implemented in New York on September 1, 1967, as a response to numerous strikes by public employees. He states that a report by the research organization Empire Center has introduced several changes to the Taylor Law that...

  • The Right to Strike: Concerted Activity Under the Taft-Hartley Act. Jennings, John Paul // California Law Review;Mar1952, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p12 

    Argues that the U.S. Taft-Hartley Act regulates extensively and constitutionally the right to strike. Prohibitions of the Act; Criticisms of the law; Decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in 1949.

  • Follow 4 keys to legally manage employee absenteeism.  // HR Specialist: Florida Employment Law;Apr2010, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p4 

    The article focuses on the suggestions for managing employee absenteeism. It mentions employee absenteeism cause several damages to the company including production, overtime and replacement for the absent worker. It highlights several suggestion for managing absenteeism including set a clear...

  • Hidden Costs, Productivity Mental Health Diagnoses. Klachefsky, Michael // Benefits Magazine;Feb2013, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p34 

    The article discusses the need for employees to make full use of their benefits in order to address mental health problems. It notes the common trend of depression among European and U.S. workers as they deal with more stress on job demands. It demonstrates that workplace productivity can be...

  • Employee Engagement. Cengia, Gail // Ceramic Industry;Aug2012, Vol. 162 Issue 8, p21 

    The article describes the role of employee engagement in creating a productive workforce. The author claims that research on employee engagement have yielded benefits such as decreased absenteeism, increased productivity and decreased stress. Companies are encouraged to fully implement employee...

  • Legal Status of Incentives for Replacement and Striking Workers. Schupp, Robert W. // Labor Law Journal;May90, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p311 

    The article discusses the legal status of incentives for replacement and striking workers in the United States. Companies are carefully investigating the characteristics of employee groups, viewing these workers as individualized groupings, influenced by very different rewards and punishments....

  • How To Deny Employees Free Choice. Taylor Jr., Stuart // National Journal;3/21/2009, p6 

    The author opposes the Employee Free Choice Act, a bill that is supported by U.S. President Barack Obama and under deliberation in Congress. He contends that the bill is not necessary to remedy the employer abuses of which unions complain. The bill would probably be bad for employees and...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics