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Page 368 - ... your office has only to prove itself superior alike to partisan dictation and to the seductions of theory, in order to command the cordial support of the press and of the body of citizens. If any mistake is more likely than others to be committed in such a critical position, it is to undertake to recognize both parties as parties, and to award so much in due turn to each. This course almost inevitably leads to jealousy and dissatisfaction. If an office is strong enough simply to consider the...
Page 111 - This Bureau is engaged in a study of Home Work in the Industries of Massachusetts, and would greatly appreciate your co-operation in furnishing us with information asked for on the enclosed form. Permit me to assure you that any information you may be willing to furnish will be used solely for statistical purposes and will not be published under your name. Assuring you of our appreciation of your courtesy in this matter, I am Respectfully yours, CHARLES F. GETTEMY, Director.
Page 363 - The duties of such commissioner shall be to collect, assort, systematize and present in annual reports to the legislature, within ten days after the convening thereof in each year, statistical details relating to all departments of labor in the state, especially in relation to the commercial, industrial, social and sanitary condition of workingmen, and to the productive industries of the state.
Page 44 - ... 64 x 64 print cloth. Quotations from the New York Journal of Commerce shall be considered authoritative. 2. The standard of wages shall be fixed every six months, beginning the last Monday in May and November of each year, and no oftener, and shall be based on the average margin .as fixed above, for the previous six months.
Page 382 - ... or arise. It is satisfied that employers should come in closer touch with labor and should recognize that, while the interests of labor and capital are not identical, they are reciprocal. 2. The commission is satisfied that if employers everywhere will endeavor to act in concert with labor ; that if, when wages can be raised under economic conditions, they be raised voluntarily ; and that if, when there are reductions, reasons be given for the reduction, much friction can be avoided. It is also...
Page 309 - Union of North America, •Molders Union of North America, International •Musicians. American Federation of ......... Navy Yards, Naval Stations, Arsenals, and Gun Factories of the United States, National League of Employees of ...... •Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America, Brotherhood of •Paper Makers, International Brotherhood of •Pattern Makers...
Page 385 - It was also declared, by unanimous vote, that the best interests of the state bureaus of statistics of labor and of the industrial forces of the country demand that such bureaus should be administered without reference to political influence, and that all officers of such bureaus should be selected for their fitness for statistical work and not on account of allegiance to or services rendered any party. Thus early...
Page 309 - Union of North America, International Pulp, Sulphite, and Paper Mill Workers, International Brotherhood of . •Quarry Workers...
Page 259 - A strike is a concerted withdrawal from, work by a part or all of the employees of an establishment, or several establishments, to enforce a demand on the part of employees.
Page 269 - Labor and the Industrial Workers of the World — differ fundamentally from the American Federation of Labor in that they are composed not of affiliated internationals each reserving to itself a large measure of trade autonomy but are composed rather of affiliated local bodies organized on an industrial basis and having a membership consisting of wage-earners in various more or less unrelated trades. As variations of this type of organization may be mentioned other organizations which are, in principle,...