TITLE

Must Hours Be Lengthened?

PUB. DATE
November 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;11/23/42, Vol. 107 Issue 21, p660
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses whether the hour of work in the United States be increased in order to meet the wartime production. Majority of suggestion for increasing working days to remedy the shortage of manpower; Belief among people that federal law limits the working hours in the country; Shifts of forty-eight hours in war industries; Views that output falls after certain number of hours of work; Decline in efficiency of industrial operations on increasing hours of work; Suggestion for economizing manpower by working two shifts of nine or ten hours instead of three of eight hours.
ACCESSION #
14797057

 

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