Labor Policy After the War

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Richard M. Boeckel, Editor

Truman Administration and Labor Relations

Status of Labor Controls After V-E Day

Victory in Europe was followed in Washington by prompt reaffirmation of the Little Steel wage formula and by renewal of labor's no-strike pledge for the duration of the war with Japan. At the same time, it was stated that conclusion of the European phase of the war would permit the easing of certain labor controls. The War Manpower Commission announced that the “job freeze” and other manpower restrictions would be lifted in 116 communities by ...

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