End of Social Gains

Labor faced the wartime loss of the most basic of all its economic rights—the right to quit a job and go to work elsewhere. The McNutt Manpower Mobilization Board put on its fright wig last week and announced that war workers were going to have to stay put. would have to quit changing jobs to get higher wages in other labor-short war plants. The Board's reason: pirating of workers by manufacturers who offer higher pay impedes production and upsets wage scales which the Government is trying to stabilize.

The Board's method would require...

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