TITLE

Will Conscripted Labor Work?

AUTHOR(S)
Straight, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;6/23/41, Vol. 104 Issue 25, p846
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the statement of Congress of Industrial Organizations' (CIO) president Phillip Murray who warns that the use of troops to combat the strike at the North American airplane factory in Inglewood, California, might create a state of enforced labor, which will lead to bitterness on the part of working people. Lack of advance notice for General Lewis Blaine Hershey's order to local draft boards to reconsider the status of striking workers; Probability of outlawing the Communist Party following outbreak of the strike; Demand for a hike in minimum wage per hour during the strike; Emphasis on Communist leadership of the CIO local at Inglewood; Vigil on new entrants into the industry by aircraft companies; Meeting between company representatives and the union before the Mediation Board; Outbreak of the strike following the failure to reach an agreement on minimum wage issue.
ACCESSION #
14709148

 

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