LABOR: The Workers

There were some sore spots and sound places in the ranks of organized U.S. labor last week. For the fourth time since the U.S. became the so-called world's arsenal of democracy, Franklin Roosevelt was forced to order the Army or Navy to take over a strike-bound factory (see p. 71). In Detroit, production and labor relations were snarled by bad morale (see p. 17). But in thousands of other plants, while the picture was not heartening, it was at least normal.

A few conclusions could be drawn after a study of the panoramic picture of U.S. labor: 1) its working conditions...

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