INDUSTRY: Work & Wages

A week's work: 32 hours. A week's pay: $14.40.

In a radio speech last month General Hugh Samuel Johnson, Industrial Recovery Administrator, gave that measure for the maximum work and minimum wage of unskilled labor in the trade codes then being prepared by U. S. Industry. Last fortnight the cotton textile code was approved with a 40-hour week and a $12 wage. When he was deluged last week with other codes submitted for approval, General Johnson discovered that none of them came up to his standard. Undaunted, he scheduled a mass of...

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