LABOR: 44 Hours Out

When the New Deal was really new, Franklin Roosevelt announced early and often that one of his aims was to legislate a floor under wages, a ceiling over work hours. While he was trying to make good with NRA, and losing to the U. S. Supreme Court, another New Dealer was promising the same kind of legislation to Pennsylvania. Last week Governor (and U. S. Senator-nominate) George Howard Earle, having partially made good with a 44-hour week law, passed in 1937, but never put in effect, encountered the as yet unreconstructed Pennsylvania Supreme...

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