ITALY: Deed

A deed affecting 46,000 firms and the daily lives of 1,300,000 workers was done last week by Benito Mussolini. Shrilled Italian newsorgans: "This is II Duce's method of proving to Italian workers that they would have nothing to gain from Communism and are better off under Fascism."

The deed: new wage contracts upping pay 10% effective Aug. 16 and Sept. i were imposed on Italian industry by the Dictator's favorite department of Government, his Ministry of Corporations which adjusts and controls the relations of all Italian employers and employes.

Additional new contracts go...

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