Bulletin: Labor Legislation Enacted by the Forty-seventh General Assembly of Illinois, 1911

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Illinois State Journal Company, state printers, 1911 - 142 pages
 

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Page 79 - Where the injury for which compensation is payable under this Act was caused under circumstances creating a legal liability in some person other than the employer...
Page 23 - ... in the case of partial incapacity the weekly payment shall in no case exceed the difference between the amount of the average weekly earnings of the workman before the accident and the average weekly amount which he is earning or is able to earn in some suitable employment or business after the accident...
Page 116 - ... to the widow of the person so killed, his lineal heirs or adopted children or to any other person or persons who were before such loss of life dependent for support on the person or persons so killed...
Page 25 - Member to make such exceptions in its national legislation as it deems necessary in respect of — (a) persons whose employment is of a casual nature and who are employed otherwise than for the purpose of the employer's trade or business...
Page 43 - The legislature has also recognized the fact which the experience of legislators in many States has corroborated, that the proprietors of these establishments and their operatives do not stand upon an equality, and that their interests are, to a certain extent, conflicting.
Page 52 - But a Constitution is not intended to embody a particular economic theory, whether of paternalism and the organic relation of the citizen to the state or of laissez faire. It is made for people of fundamentally differing views, and the accident of our finding certain opinions natural and familiar, or novel, and even shocking, ought not to conclude our judgment upon the question whether statutes embodying them conflict with the Constitution of the United States.
Page 50 - Every person ought to find a certain remedy in the laws for all injuries and wrongs which he may receive in his person, property or reputation; he ought to obtain by law, right and justice freely and without being obliged to purchase it, completely and without denial, promptly and without delay.
Page 81 - Any willful neglect, refusal or failure to do the things required to be done by any section, clause or provision of this act, on the part of the person or persons...
Page 25 - ... any person who has entered into or works under a contract of service or apprenticeship with an employer, whether by way of manual labour, clerical work, or otherwise, and whether the contract is expressed or implied, is oral or in writing...
Page 35 - That the common law of England so far as the same is applicable and of a general nature...

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