New Reich Work Law Seen As Blow at Jews
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New Reich Work Law Seen As Blow at Jews

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While the newly published German labor law which goes into effect-on May 1 contains no direct anti-Jewish discrimination, it does provide that only members of the German Labor Front may be appointed honorary labor representatives in commercial and industrial enterprises. The German Labor Front, Nazi organization which includes both workers and employers, completely excludes Jews.

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