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management is to prevent the union from ever having that power.
That's a given in union negotiations.
But in the Thirties were the issues--you were talking about the
political aspirations of the Guild, certain Guild members,
but-political views rather--what were the chief issues, were they
Wages, hours, overtime, long hours, mistreatment of
checkers, researchers who were all women in those days. The fact
that they were all women-
Wage mistreatment do you mean?
Wage disparities more than mistreatment probably.
And we were not, the management was not very well organized in terms
of handling personnel or setting fair standards of pay, or equitable
standards of pay. It was very hit or miss. It was well, this boss
liked this person so he got a raise and the other one didn't.
So again you're focusing on the Thirties and Forties that these
issues were being raised.
Yeah, oh definitely. And negotiations were long,
abrasive, difficult. Then during the war-
What was Harry Luce's attitude in those years, towards the-
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