The proposal by Senator Walsh (Dem., Mass.) for a five-day working week for government employes was lauded at a special executive meeting held by the Jewish Sabbath Alliance of America. The Alliance advised the senator of its desire to do all in its power to further his bill. Dr. Bernard Drachman is president of the Alliance.
“We agree most thoroughly,” said Dr. Drachman, “that employes of the government are entitled to the shorter working week and that the adoption thereof will be a great blessing to the so-called ‘white-collar’ class, and that at the present time unemployment and over-production will be greatly lessened by the adoption of the five-day working week.”