Industrial Conference

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Winthrop Press, 1903 - Arbeidersklasse - 371 pages
 

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Page 78 - All of the expenses of the Commission, including all necessary expenses for transportation incurred by the Commissioners, or by their employees under their orders, in making any investigation, or upon official business in any other places than in the city of Washington, shall be allowed and paid on the presentation of itemized vouchers therefor approved by the chairman of the Commission.
Page 75 - ... may invoke the aid of the United States courts to compel witnesses to attend and testify and to produce such books, papers, contracts, agreements and documents to the same extent and under the same conditions and penalties as is provided for in the Act to regulate commerce, approved February fourth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, and the amendments thereto.
Page 77 - The Commission shall have authority to employ and fix the compensation of such other employees as it may find necessary to the proper performance of its duties.
Page 220 - Surely there never was such fragile china-ware as that of which the millers of Coketown were made. Handle them never so lightly, and they fell to pieces with such ease that you might suspect them of having been flawed before. They were ruined, when they were required to send labouring children to school; they were ruined, when inspectors were appointed to look into their works; they were ruined, when such inspectors considered it doubtful whether they were quite justified in chopping people up with...
Page 77 - Said commission may, from time to time, make or amend such general rules or orders as may be requisite for the order and regulation of proceedings before it, including forms of notices and the service thereof, which shall conform, as nearly as may be, to those in use in the courts of the United States.
Page 77 - Witnesses summoned before the commission shall be paid the same fees and mileage that are paid witnesses in the courts of the United States...
Page 221 - They were ruined, when they were required to send laboring children to school ; they were ruined, when inspectors were appointed to look into their works ; they were ruined, when such inspectors considered it doubtful whether they were quite justified in chopping people up with their machinery ; they were utterly undone, when it was hinted that perhaps they need not always make quite so much smoke.
Page 75 - All testimony before said board shall be given under oath or affirmation, and any member of the board shall have the power to administer oaths or affirmations. The board of arbitration, or any member thereof, shall have, the power to require the attendance of witnesses and the production of such books, papers, contracts, agreements, and documents as may be deemed by the board of arbitration material to a just determination of the matters submitted to its arbitration...
Page 74 - SEC. 2. That whenever a controversy concerning wages, hours of labor, or conditions of employment shall arise...
Page 318 - ... in the opinion that any arrangement entered into that will conduce to the greater harmony of their relations as employers and employees, will be to their mutual advantage; therefore, be it "Resolved, That this Committee of Conference endorse the principle of arbitration in the settlement of trades disputes, and recommend the same for adoption by the members of the National Founders...

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