The CIO Plan for Defense

December 1940
New Republic;12/30/40, Vol. 103 Issue 27, p887
Focuses on a plan for the reorganization of the U.S. defense program offered by Philip Murray, president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations. Need to utilize the steel industry to produce steel for military supplies during the period of slack demand; Effects of the failure of proper utilization of the steel industry production on the defense program; Facts revealed by a study conducted by the United Automobile Workers regarding the automobile industry; Structure of an administrative body recommended in order to attain rapid and efficient production; Advantages of having each industry operated as a unit; Benefits of the production planning to labor.


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