Labor's Crisis

November 1941
New Republic;11/24/41, Vol. 105 Issue 21, p683
Focuses on the issue of wage increase in the U.S. railroads. View of collective bargaining as recognized by law and enforced by government; Decision to set up impartial boards of mediation to adjust all claims; Strike in a basic defense industry; Monopolistic power to union organization over the labor supply, which is sometimes used to restrict production or to extort bribes; Discrimination against union members in hiring; Acceptance of voluntary mediation or arbitration during the period of the emergency.


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