TITLE

Support the Labor Board!

PUB. DATE
March 1943
SOURCE
New Republic;3/29/43, Vol. 108 Issue 13, p400
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information about the problems associated with the National War Labor Board of the U.S. Demand of the organized labor that the board abandon the Little Steel formula that permitted increases in wage rates not to exceed 15 percent above the base period; Attempt of John L. Lewis, labor leader of the U.S., not only to get for the miners what they want but to wreck the conciliation machinery and the war economic control; Criticism of the demand for wage increase with the increase in the cost of living; Dramatization of the fact that the Congress and the administration together are failing to enforce the U.S. President's seven-point ant-inflation program; Requirement of a stand from the part of the U.S. President on the demand of the organized labor.
ACCESSION #
14762320

 

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