Wartime relaxation of laws governing employment of women and minors, 1943.
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Wartime relaxation of laws governing employment of women and minors, 1943. by California. Dept. of Industrial Relations. Division of Labor Statistics and Law Enforcement.

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Published by Division of labor statistics and law enforcement, Division of industrial welfare in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English



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  • Women -- Employment -- California.,
  • Child labor -- California

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ContributionsCalifornia. Dept. of Industrial Relations. Division of Industrial Welfare
LC ClassificationsHD6083.U6 C25 1944
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p.
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6476755M
LC Control Number44042321

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Employment of Women in Wa Productionr * DURING THE WAR PERIOD OF. , more women entered the labor forc thae even r before. They worked not only as clerks and saleswomen but also as lathe operators, punch-press operators, single an multiple-spindle-drill-presd operatorss, grinders, riveting-machine operators, inspectors. Marital status of women war workers 17 Increases in employment of women, by marital status 17 Various groups of married women 18 Women's labor-force status, by marital status in March ~ 19 Relative stability of single and married women workers 19 Marital status and former activity of new accessions to the woman labor force 1 20Cited by: 9. The number of employed women grew from 14 million in to 19 million in , rising from 26 to 36 percent of the work force. Most industry analysts and government planners expected this situation to be temporary. At the end of the war, the Women’s Bureau of the Department of Labor asked women workers about their future work plans. Women also supported the war effort in a number of government functions. By , women held more than a third of civil service jobs in fields formerly reserved for men. Nearly one million women worked in the federal government during the war. These women were called “Government Girls” and returned their jobs to the men they replaced after.

Distribution in the Prewar and Wartime Labor Force — 12 Difficulties in Redistribution of Women War Workers — 13 Supplement—Dates for Which Information is Available 14 TABLES 1. Changes in employment of women—Prewar, war, and postwar periods. 2 2. Percent distribution of women 14 years and over in the population, by. RECONSTRUCTING WOMEN'S WARTIME LIVES is about the effects of the Second War War on women's sense of themselves. At the heart of the book is the dichotomy of women who heroically held men's jobs and women who stoically endured the pressures and privations of war at home. These personal accounts reveal the often unexpected ways in which women reconstructed their wartime lives.   The War Relocation Authority was created in the wake of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's issuing of Executive Order on Febru The Order granted the army the authority to create a military zone and to remove all residents of Japanese ancestry. The President and his advisors agreed that a civilian agency should be created to care for the excluded population. States at War (New York, ), p. ; United States Department of Labor, Women's Bureau, Women Workers in Ten War Production Areas and Their Postwar Employment Plans, Bulletin no. (Washington, ), p. 2 City of Lowell, "Record of Votes to "; United States Department.

  Thousands of women moved to Washington, DC, to take government office and support jobs. There were many jobs for women at Los Alamos and Oak Ridge, as the US explored nuclear weapons. Minority women benefited from the June , Executive Order , issued by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, after A. Philip Randolph threatened a march on. not only laws to regulate child labor but also at least some type of women’s labor laws, that is, measures to provide maximum hours, minimum wages, sex laws. w orld war ii and especially the postwar economy changed the con- law, and social science. this book is a narrative history. it tells a story, one that continues over. Notes: Defense employment includes military personnel, civilian employees of the military, and employees of defense-related industries. The labor force residuum is minus nondefense employment. Source: Computed from data in U.S. Dept. of Defense, National Defense Budget Estimates, p. To see more clearly what happened to the labor force, one can examine the . The United States home front during World War II supported the war effort in many ways, including a wide range of volunteer efforts and submitting to government-managed rationing and price was a general feeling of agreement that the sacrifices were for the national good during the war. The labor market changed radically.