These Workers Don't Strike

Marsh, Arlen
May 1941
New Republic;5/5/41, Vol. 104 Issue 18, p629
Focuses on the Paraffine, a company which pushed ahead with a labor-relations program at its big Emeryville plant which has set a new high in industrial operation. Features of the program with emphasis on the Labor Relations College that Paraffine President W.H. Lowe opened; Faculty of the College which includes labor spokesmen, capitalists, newspaper editors and college professors; Thesis of Lowe that education breeds tolerance and tolerance breeds amity; Result of a secret ballot which showed 55 percent of the Emeryville employees voting in favor of an outside union; Transference of supervision of personnel from the manufacturing division to the president's office; Issuance of "The Book of Knowledge" and "Jim Sez," to give the rank and Me the same general training in company policies that is now being given bosses and union heads in the Labor Relations College.


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