Labor Policies of the Roosevelt Administration

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Emergence of Restrictive Labor Legislation

Legislation to deal with labor stoppages in defense industries has been added to the program for the remaining weeks of the present session of Congress as a consequence of the captive mine strike, begun on November 15 after failure of a series of efforts by the President to bring about an adjustment.

Since the opening of the present session, the President has been under heavy pressure from members of his own party in Congress to take leadership in an effort to remove ...

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