LABOR: 3% Insurance

On the eve of its annual convention at Cincinnati last week the American Federation of Labor received from its all-powerful executive council a recommendation for compulsory unemployment insurance under state control. Long opposed to such a scheme, the A. F. of L. council reluctantly swung over to it because "the management of industry has not provided work security or created work opportunities for those able, willing and eager to work."

The A. F. of L. plan: Let each state set up an unemployment insurance commission to handle relief. Every employer would be...

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