Philadelphia plan

September 1970
Monthly Labor Review;Sep70, Vol. 93 Issue 9, p60
Academic Journal
Reports that contractors in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania were charged with failure to make good-faith efforts to hire minority members under the Philadelphia plan. Loss of existing federal contracts; Ban of future contracts for contractors covered by the Philadelphia plan.


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