Hillman: Labor Partner

Mitchell, Jonathan
January 1941
New Republic;1/27/41, Vol. 104 Issue 4, p112
Focuses on the role of Sidney Hillman, associate director of the U.S. Office for Production Management as the representative of labor. Creation of an advisory board of substantial figures from the American Federation of Labor, the Congress of Industrial Organization and the railroad brotherhoods by Hillman; System of industrial advisers set up by Hillman's deputy C.R. Dooley of Socony Vaccum; Advocacy of farming out defense orders by Hillman; Surveys of unused factory space and machine tool resources in localities, notably Ohio and Kansas by Hillman's assistant Morris L. Cooke; Protests by Hillman against military contracts to Ford Motor Co.


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