Labor Legislation and War

Eliot, Thomas
December 1941
New Republic;12/15/41, Vol. 105 Issue 24, p823
Focuses on issues related to labor legislation during the Second World War in the United States. Provisions of the new legislation, called Smith bill; Purpose of the Smith bill; Views of members of the House, for and against the bill; Expression of the common people over labor disputes; Introduction of a resolution by Representative Augustine B. Kelley of Pennsylvania recommending that the President call a conference of representatives of management, labor and government to formulate an industrial relations policy for the emergency; View that there will be no danger of American working people following false leadership, if they are recognized as equal partners in a great national effort.


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