MANPOWER: Crisis Again

On July 1 the entire U.S. will go under job control advertised as the most drastic in its history. This edict came from Manpower Commissioner Paul Vories McNutt, who three weeks ago blithely assured newsmen: "We're pretty well on top of tho whole problem. . . . Oh, there are a few critical spots, but. . ." (TIME, May 29).

The stiff ruling against job-skipping that previously applied only to 19 isolated "trouble spots" will thereafter bind all the U.S. But in practice, WMC promised to allow plenty of local leeway, and claimed that the program was "voluntary." But WMC...

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