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97 Monthly Lab. Rev. 1 (1974)

handle is hein.journals/month97 and id is 1 raw text is: MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW
Editor-in Chief, Herbert C. Morton
Executive Editor, Henry Lowenztern
John L. Gurney    3

Catherine C. Defina  9
David A. Levy  22
Florence C. Johnson  32
Joseph A. Hickey 39

Calendar of wage increases and negotiations for 1974
Bargaining will cover 5.2 million workers,
about a half million more than last year
Labor and the economy in 1973
Despite rapid price increases, wage settlements were moderate
in 1973; output and employment expanded substantially
State labor legislation enacted in 1973
Annual reviiw shows that legislatures gave major attention
to minimum wages, occupational safety, and child labor standards
Changes in workmen's compensation laws in 1973
Occupational diseases, flexibility and levels of benefits,
medical care and rehabilitation, and farm workers' coverage received
most of legislatures' attention
Changes in State unemployment insurance legislation
Many new provisions eliminate sex discrimination, and several
extend coverage to employees of State and local governments

C. Sorrentino, J. Moy  .47  Unemployment in the United States and eight foreign countries
Jobless rates decline in Canada and the United States,
but remain high compared with most industrial countries
Richard B. Carnes   53   Productivity trends in intercity trucking
Productivity increased at a moderate but fairly uniform
rate from 1954 to 1972-2.7 percent a year, on average
William V. Deutermann   58   Educational attainment of workers, March 1973
Special Labor Force Report shows continued narrowing of educational
gap between whites and members of racial minorities
Dominic Sorrentino   63   Trade adjustment assistance to workers displaced by imports

Labor month in review
Research summaries
Foreign labor briefs
Significant decisions in labor cases
Major agreements expiring next month
Developments in industrial relations
Book reviews and notes
Current labor statistics

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