British Labor in the Fifth Winter

Jeffrys, James
December 1943
New Republic;12/6/43, Vol. 109 Issue 23, p805
Focuses on labor productivity in Great Britain. Reasons for increase in British war output in the last four years; Information on the present whole war economy of Britain; Efforts of British war industries to devise and introduce speedier methods of production special-purpose machinery and material innovations that may well revolutionize sections of postwar British industry; Problems faced by British labor due measures taken to increase productivity; Concern of trade unions and the government with the worker's health and morale; Establishment of a special health committee by Ernest Bevin, the Minister of Labor; Efforts made by labor management committees to solve labor problems; Hindrance in the labor productivity due to labor-employer antagonism.


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