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Labor Boards: The New Mechanism for Industrial Relations

by John A. Fitch

Director of Industrial Courses, New York School of Social Work

November 1934


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There are now twice as many agencies for handling industrial disputes as there were when unbroken production was a Wartime necessity. The interpretation of Section 7-a of the Recovery Act, the complex machinery set up to fortify labor's right to organize and bargain collectively are here described by an expert in labor relations who recently viewed the scene for us from "the mountain top of the national capital"

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