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The Administration's wage-hour bill emerged from committee as emaciated as if it had spent the past month in a reducing cabinet. Once ample enough to cover some 12,000,000 workers, it now blankets a scant 3,000,000. Broad enough at one time to outlaw such practices as use of strike breakers and labor spies, it is nothing now but a wage, hour, and child-labor bill, and an inadequate one at that.  >>more...>>

Title:     Washington Sweatshop
Author:    Allen, Robert S.
Publication:     The Nation
Date:     July 17, 1937

Publisher:     The Nation
Type:     Article

Listed Under:
Labor
New Deal Legislation
Permissions:     Permission granted for non-commercial, educational purposes by The Nation

Notes:     Vol. 145, No. 3, P. 63-64