War Profits II. The Case of the Railroads

Kennedy, E. D.
November 1941
New Republic;11/3/41, Vol. 105 Issue 18, p583
Focuses on the railroad industry of the United States. Demand of wage increase by railroad workers; Impact of the demand on the present payroll of the industry; Estimate of the additional payroll that would incur as a result of the increase in payroll; Information on an Emergency Board, appointed by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, for hearing the dispute between railroad operators and the Railroad Brotherhoods; Details of the testimony presented by the board on the demands of rail unions; Objection of the Brotherhoods on the usual method of calculating the number of railroad employees and their average income per year; Criticism of various aspects of the Brotherhood case.


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