LABOR: Green's Family

To the American Federation of Labor, assembling in Washington last week for its most jubilant convention in years. President William Green triumphantly announced that NRA had added 1,300,000 new members since June, that the A. F. of L. rolls were now up to about 4,000,000, or within 50,000 of their Wartime (alltime) high. Leader Green's next goal was 10,000,000 members, ultimately 25,000,000, "which will bring the majority of Americans genuinely and actually within the trade union family."

President Green's chief grievance against NRA was that the work-week in all its codes largely...

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