MANPOWER: One More Try

The U.S. is finally up against the hard fact that it has more jobs than workers and that the disparity is growing. Employment is at an alltime high (54.3 millions); unemployment is at the "irreducible minimum." Yet the aircraft industry needs 600,000 workers quick; and the armed forces will haul away another two million men by next July.

Last week the War Manpower Commission, in a final attempt to make workers go voluntarily where they are most needed:

> Increased the list of nondeferrable occupations (newsboys, doormen, whiskey makers, etc.) to shoo such workers into war plants.*

> Made 149 "critical" occupations...

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