Britain's Labor Government delicately termed it "direction of labor." But the socialist decree, which goes into effect this week, had been drafted by Minister of Labor George Isaacs under the Government's emergency economic power, and meant, to all but pussyfooting apologists, labor conscription. It provided that:
¶ Men & women who lose their jobs can get new jobs only through Government agencies.
¶ With certain exceptions (married women and girls under 20), the Government can send unemployed workers anywhere that it wants them.
¶ Employers may not dismiss a "directed worker," nor "hire or try to hire" new personnel except through the Government....