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Labor market politics and the Great War : the Department of Labor, the states, and the first U.S. Employment Service, 1907-1933

Author: W J Breen
Publisher: Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©1997.
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The Department of Labor seized the opportunity provided by the chaotic labor market conditions during World War I to expand the US Employment Service (USES) and to establish control of the national labor market. That attempt provoked a reaction on the part of states that had created their own employment services and were suspicious of the administrative capacity of the USDES. A prolonged administrative and political  Read more...
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Breen, W.J. (William J.).
Labor market politics and the Great War.
Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©1997
(DLC) 96036067
(OCoLC)35280646
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W J Breen
ISBN: 0585262330 9780585262338 9781612771311 1612771319 9781612771304 1612771300
OCLC Number: 45730256
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 233 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: William J. Breen.

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During World War I, the Department of Labour established control of the labour market, which angered the states that had created their own employment services. This study examines how federalism  Read more...

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