The Status Quo for Labor

April 1942
New Republic;4/20/42, Vol. 106 Issue 16, p527
Reports that the U.S. National War Labor Board, confronted by a demand for the union shop in steel and other industries, is reported to be divided on the issue. Agitation of influential newspapers and members of Congress against granting labor any concessions in the realm during the war; Decision of employer-employee conference, convened to end industrial warfare, to discountenance all strikes and lockouts; Value of unions as a constructive and cooperative part of industrial administration, recognized by employers who accepted collective bargaining; Emphasis given to all possible measures of union security.


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