A National Labor Policy

Walker, Alan
November 1941
New Republic;11/24/41, Vol. 105 Issue 21, p693
Focuses on the latest developments taking place in the U.S. to regulate the activities of labor unions. Creation of the National Defense Mediation Board and its forty-eight-hour settlement of the Allis-Chalmers strike to regulate the labor legislation; Comparison between the original policies suggested by the National Industrial Conference Board in its memo to the Council of National Defense on September 6, 1917, with the final policies adopted after the conference with the American Federation of Labor representatives; Problem of finding some concession which employers would be willing to make in return for freezing the status of the open or closed shop; Demand for security by the workers; Effect of conference on the hog-callers.


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