Reports of the Department of Commerce and Labor

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913 - Labor
 

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Page 421 - Labor was created, and the Bureau of Labor, with its officers and duties, transferred to the Department of Labor. The Department is placed in charge of a Commissioner of Labor, who is directed to acquire and diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with labor in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and especially upon its relation to capital; the hours of labor; the earnings of laboring men and women; and the means of promoting their...
Page 74 - The said bureau shall investigate and report to said department upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people, and shall especially investigate the questions of infant mortality, the birth rate, orphanage, juvenile courts, desertion, dangerous occupations, accidents and diseases of children, employment, legislation affecting children in the several States and Territories.
Page 422 - March 2, 1895, to publish a bulletin on the condition of labor in this and other countries, condensations of State and foreign labor reports, facts as to conditions of employment, and such other facts as may be deemed of value to the industrial interests of the United States.
Page 12 - to ascertain, at as early a date as possible, and whenever industrial changes shall make it essential, the cost of producing articles at the time dutiable in the United States in leading countries where such articles are produced...
Page 118 - An Act granting to certain employees of the United States the right to receive from it compensation for injuries sustained in the course of their employment...
Page 24 - ... have traveled on official business from Washington to points outside of the District of Columbia during the...
Page 143 - Commission may utilize the services of the bureau for the safe transportation of explosives and other dangerous articles...
Page 407 - The said Commissioner shall have power and authority to make, under the direction and control of the Secretary of Commerce and Labor, diligent investigation into the organization, conduct, and management of the business of any corporation, joint stock company, or corporate combination engaged in the commerce among the several States and with foreign nations, excepting common carriers subject to "An Act to regulate commerce...
Page 756 - ... discipline and all things done on board which affected only the vessel or those belonging to her, and did not involve the peace or dignity of the country, or the tranquillity of the port, should be left by the local government to be dealt with by the authorities of the nation to which the vessel belonged as the laws of that nation or the interests of its commerce should require.
Page 821 - The act directed the bureau to investigate and report upon "all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people...

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