Labor in Europe (America, Asia, Africá Australasia, and Polynesia) reports from consuls, Volume 1

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Page 2 - 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 material, social, intellectual, and moral prosperity.
Page 853 - ... the workman, or in case the injury results in death, the legal personal representatives of the workman, and any persons entitled in case of death, shall have the same right of compensation and remedies against the employer as if the workman had not been a workman of nor in the service of the employer, nor engaged in his work.
Page 840 - ... used for any manufacturing process or handicraft, or in cleaning or oiling any part of the machinery, or in any other kind of work whatsoever...
Page 850 - Every road on which persons travel underground where the load is drawn by a horse or other animal shall be provided, at intervals of not more than fifty yards, with sufficient man-holes, or with...
Page 845 - ... the mineral contracted to be gotten, which shall be sent out of the mine with the mineral...
Page 847 - Act applies whether above or below ground, either 1. Loss of life or any personal injury to any person employed in or about the mine occurs by reason of any explosion of gas, powder, or of any steam boiler ; or 2. Loss of life or any serious personal injury to any person employed in or about the mine occurs by reason of...
Page 853 - Act to any right of compensation or remedy against the employer in any of the following cases ; that is to say, (1.) Under sub-section one of section one, unless the defect therein mentioned arose from, or had not been discovered or remedied owing to the negligence of the employer, or of some person in the service of the employer, and entrusted by him with the duty of seeing that the ways, works, machinery, or plant were in proper condition.
Page 840 - And be it further enacted. That any Words in this Act denoting the Masculine Gender shall be construed to extend to Persons of either Sex, and any Words denoting the Singular Number shall be construed to extend to any Number of Persons or Things, if the Subject Matter or Context shall admit of such an Interpretation, unless such Construction shall be in express Opposition to any other Enactment.
Page 850 - There shall be on the drum of every machine used for lowering or raising persons, such flanges or horns, and also, if the drum is conical, such other appliances, as may be sufficient to prevent the rope from slipping.
Page 852 - The quorum to be fixed by the board shall consist of not less than three members ; (d.) Every question shall be decided by a majority of votes of the members present and voting on that question...

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