Revision of the Little Steel Formula

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Richard M. Boeckel, Editor

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Labor Pressure for Wage Increases

Labor pressure for upward revision of the Little Steel Formula has mounted steadily during the last ten months—since the Congress of Industrial Organizations resolved at its annual convention in November, 1943, that the formula was “no longer in accord with reality” and demanded a final readjustment of the national ceiling over wage rates, to be followed by a “real stabilization” of all elements of the national economy. Most of the larger ...

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