MANAGEMENT: 48 Weeks a Year

"Sure, I get $7 a day, but I only work half the year."

The peacetime fear of layoffs, tarnishing the luster of high U.S. wage rates, has already begun to haunt thoughtful war workers looking ahead to war's end. But when C.I.O. United Steelworkers launched their attack on the Little Steel formula, their demand for a guaranteed annual wage was generally regarded as a mere bargaining point to be dropped when the going got rough. By last week, however, this anemic talking point had grown into a full-blooded issue. In a flurry of lusty...

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