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The Labor Board Crew: Remaking Worker-Employer Relations from Pearl Harbor to the Reagan Era

Ronald W. Schatz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043628
eISBN:
9780252052507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043628.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Ronald W. Schatz tells the story of the team of young economists and lawyers recruited to the National War Labor Board to resolve union-management conflicts during the Second World War. The crew ... More


In the Wake of Pearl Harbor

Ronald W. Schatz

in The Labor Board Crew: Remaking Worker-Employer Relations from Pearl Harbor to the Reagan Era

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043628
eISBN:
9780252052507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043628.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In January 1942, President Roosevelt set up the National War Labor Board to reduce strikes, control wage inflation, develop national policies for union-management relations, and resolve disputes ... More


Doing the Lord’s Work

Ronald W. Schatz

in The Labor Board Crew: Remaking Worker-Employer Relations from Pearl Harbor to the Reagan Era

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043628
eISBN:
9780252052507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043628.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Unlike most elderly workers, the Labor Board vets continued to work to the end of their lives. They had a mission in life. This chapter explores their work in their latter years. After briefly ... More


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