Sore and sad as I am by the illness, the killing, the maiming of so many of my fellow workers, I would rather see that go on for years and years, minimized and mitigated by the organized labor movement, than give up one jot of the freedom of the workers... HEARINGS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON LABOR - Page 137by . - 1918Full view
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Robert Fitch - Business & Economics - 2006 - 412 pages
...am by the illness, the killing and the maiming of so many of my fellow workers," Gompers insisted, "I would rather see that go on for years and years,...struggle for their own emancipation through their own efforts.""4 Perhaps, too, Gompers feared the effect of government legislation on the demand for unions....