INDUSTRY: Work for All the World

Last week, as for many a week before, proposals to palliate, if not cure, the Depression cropped up hopefully throughout a world in which 30,000,000 workers are workless.

At Geneva 34 nations (the U. S. most conspicuously absent) were represented at a Preparatory Unemployment Conference. Their goal : a 40-hr. work week treaty for all the world. Labor's delegates demanded a cut in working time without a proportionate decrease in wages. Capital's delegates stood firmly for a wage cut to offset increased production costs. Britain pooh-poohed "this phantom of a 40-hour convention"...

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