Eight Hours for Laborers on Government Work

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1905 - Eight-hour movement - 144 pages
 

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Page 117 - June 25, 1868, constituted, on and after that date, eight hours a day's work for all laborers, workmen, and mechanics employed by or on behalf of the Government of the United States, and repealed all acts and parts of acts inconsistent therewith: Now, therefore, I, Ulysses S.
Page 16 - Columbia, is hereby limited and restricted to eight hours in any one calendar day. and it shall be unlawful for any officer of the United States Government or of the District of Columbia or any such contractor or subcontractor whose duty it shall be to employ, direct, or control the...
Page 124 - ... except in cases of extraordinary emergency caused by fire, flood or danger to life or property.
Page 17 - SEC. 2. That nothing in this act shall apply to contracts for transportation by land or water, or for the transmission of intelligence, or for the purchase of supplies by the Government, whether manufactured to conform to particular specifications or not, or for such materials or articles as may usually be bought In open market...
Page 130 - Eight hours shall constitute a legal day's work for all classes of employees In this state except those engaged In farm and domestic service unless otherwise provided by law.
Page 126 - That the service and employment of all laborers and mechanics who are now or may hereafter be employed by the Government of the United States, by the District of Columbia...
Page 11 - An act limiting the hours of daily service of laborers and mechanics employed upon work done for the United States, or for any Territory, or for the District of Columbia, and for other purposes...
Page 132 - ... except in cases of emergency, where life or property is in imminent danger.
Page 131 - Each contract for such public work hereafter made shall contain a provision that the same shall be void and of no effect unless the person or corporation making or performing the same shall comply with the provisions of this section...
Page 132 - ... of such laborers or mechanics to require or permit any such laborer or mechanic to work more than eight hours in any calendar day except in case of extraordinary emergency.

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