LABOR: Lotteries v. Absenteeism

A plan dressed in all the gimcrackery of Hollywood was last week mushrooming across the country as an alleged solution for war-plant absenteeism. Workers were being wooed to come to work regularly—and on time—by lotteries. The hook: only workers with perfect attendance records are eligible for the prizes.

> In Consolidated-Vultee's two huge San Diego plants, $10,000 in war bonds and stamps is being tossed out each month in 146 prizes (first prize in each plant is $1,000 in war bonds and stamps); another $5,000 is handed out quarterly, alternating between the plants....

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