A Labor Report

May 1909
America;5/8/1909, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p85
The article focuses on a report issued by the secretary of the American Federation of Labor in 1909 which states that 2,000,000 men in the U.S. are unemployed. The report was based on statements made by people thoroughly familiar with conditions of employment in the country. According to a report by the Commissioner of Licenses in New York, labor conditions have not improved since the panic of 1907. There is less demand for unskilled labor and the wages paid to the laborers are lower.


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