TITLE

Strikes in Defense Industries

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, William Hammatt
PUB. DATE
December 1940
SOURCE
New Republic;12/16/40, Vol. 103 Issue 25, p825
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the epidemic of strikes in the defense industries of the United States and the need for a mechanism to prevent strikes. Rise in tension in public opinion and a tendency to make harsh judgments because interruptions of production endanger the flow of defense materials; Blame on the workers; Laws to compel workers to stick to their jobs; Views that compulsory laws have disastrous implications; Views that loyalty and zeal of the workers cannot be commanded; Emphasis on the need to build up a structure of agreement between the management and workers in which the workers give a time span within which to fulfill their demands failing which they would resort to strike; Mediation of disputes through the United States National Conciliation Service; Opposition of employers to labor unions and written agreements with workers; Discussion of the merits of the plan.
ACCESSION #
14762254

 

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