Wages and the War Effort

July 1942
New Republic;7/27/42, Vol. 107 Issue 4, p103
Focuses on the decision of the National War Labor Board in the U.S., granting a pay increase of about forty-four cents an hour to the workers in Little Steel. Discussion of the average wages of steel workers; Comparison between the increase in national income and that in payrolls; Comments on the labor unions' view on stabilized wages; Discussion of the tax bill that is pending before the U.S. Congress; Impact of inflation on labor in the U.S.


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