Labor Surplus

According to a statement put out by the U. S. Employment Service, which is a section of the Department of Labor, a surplus of both skilled and unskilled labor made its appearance last month throughout the country, particularly in the larger cities. Its cause was the curtailment in almost all branches of trade last Fall.

No extended period of unemployment, nor any serious labor surplus is anticipated by the Employment Service. While metal industries, machinery, foundries and repair shops are now marking time, and while the railroads...

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