TITLE

Jungle on the Waterfront

AUTHOR(S)
Todd, Constance L.
PUB. DATE
May 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;5/4/42, Vol. 106 Issue 18, p596
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the hiring system at the docks of Atlantic and Gulf ports and suggests methods for their safeguard. Demand by rank-and-filers of the International Longshoremen's Association for the appointment of a responsible shipping chief; Corruption in the hiring system which produces fatal carelessness; Features of the shape-up at docks; Reference to a study of a typical longshoremen's households, published by Greenwich House; Information on president of the International Longshoremen's Association, Joseph P. Ryan's agreement for the shape-up; Factor that could turn the trick for the safeguarding of the docks.
ACCESSION #
14692234

 

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