TITLE

The Future of Organized Labor

AUTHOR(S)
CULEMANS, J. B.
PUB. DATE
June 1921
SOURCE
America;6/18/1921, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p199
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the future of organized labor which in its present form is but a transient stage in the economic development of a society. It is said that organized labor made the workers conscious of their place and power in society, brought about installation of safety devices in shops, mines and railroads and has made a start on minimum wage legislation. It is suggested that the real future of organized labor lies in a broadening of views, and in a strong insistent movement of education among all laborers.
ACCESSION #
34766361

 

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