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THE MEXICAN LABOR PROGRAM OF THE FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
August 4, -1942 - June 30, 1943

I CHRONOLOGY

  • A Preliminary Negotiations
    • 1 The International Agreement (January-August 1942)
    • 2 Inter-Agency Collaboration (August-September 1942)
    • 3 The Individual Work Agreement (September 1942)
  • B Preparing For Operations (August September 1942)
  • C The First Three Thousand (September-November 1942)
  • D The Next Few Orders (November 1942 - March 1943)
  • E Full Scale Operations (March - June 1943)
  • F Renegotiation of Agreement (April 1943)
  • G Railroad Track Labor (May - June 1943)
  • H Transfer of Program From FSA to WFA
    • 1 H.R. # 96
    • 2 Public Law # 45
    • 3 Opening the Border
    • 4 The Transfer

II DESCRIPTION OF OPERATIONS

  • A Orders and Certification
  • B Employer Contract Negotiations
  • C Selection
  • D Transportation
  • E Employment and Labor Relations
  • F Repatriation
  • G Fiscal Guarantees

III INTER-AGENCY COLLABORATION

  • A United States Government
    • 1 State Department
    • 2 Public Health
    • 3 Immigration
    • 4 War Manpower
    • 5 RR Retirement
    • 6 Other
  • B Mexican Government
    • 1 Foreign Office
    • 2 Ministry of Labor
    • 3 Immigration
    • 4 Public Health
    • 5 National Railways
  • C U.S. Railroads
  • D Other

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IV PUBLIC RELATIONS

  • A In United States
    • 1 Congress
    • 2 Press
    • 3 Public
    • 4 Pressure Groups
  • B In Mexico
    • 1 Government
    • 2 Press
    • 3 Public
    • 4 Pressure Groups

V ADMINISTRATION

  • A Personnel
  • B Travel
  • C Communications
  • D Procurements

VI FISCAL ANALYSIS

  • A Costs
    • 1 Administration
    • 2 Subsistence
    • 3 Medical Care
    • 4 Transportation
    • 5 Other
  • B Source of Funds
  • C Agent-Cashier Accounts

VII EFFECTS OF PROGRAM

  • A Economic Effects
    • 1 In United States
      • a War Effort (Production)
      • b Labor Cost and Efficiency
      • c Wage Level
      • d Compared With World War I
    • 2 In Mexico
      • a Agricultural Production
      • b Labor Supply
      • c National Income
  • B Social Effects
    • 1 In United States
    • 2 In Mexico
  • C Diplomatic Effects

VIII CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS

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