U.S. At War: Chilled but Not Frozen

Labor legislation was dead —for the time being. Franklin Roosevelt succeeded in choking it off last week when he declared: "I believe that stabilizing the cost of living will mean that wages in general can and should be kept at existing scales."

In the Senate, Tom Connally of Texas quietly withdrew his plant-seizure, anti-strike bill, but in the Naval Affairs Committee of the House there was a final lashing around before the Vinson bill (to wipe out overtime wages for hours under 48 a week, freeze existing labor-management relations, limit war profits)...

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