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" The purpose of the Department of Labor shall be to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners of the United States, to improve their working conditions, and to advance their opportunities for profitable employment. "
W. B. Wilson and the Department of Labor - Page 151
by Roger Ward Babson - 1919 - 276 pages
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Rural Credits: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the ..., Volumes 1-8

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking and Currency - Agricultural credit - 1913
...laws the following wise provision is made, anticipating the necessity for such a coordinating bureau : The purpose of the Department of Labor shall be to...advance their opportunities for profitable employment. ******* SEC. 10. That the Secretary of Labor shall investigate and report to Congress a plan of coordination...
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Department of Commerce: Condensed History, Duties, and Practical Operation ...

United States. Department of Commerce - 1913 - 211 pages
...said Bureau. > As the purpose of the Department of Labor, created by the act of March 4, 1913, is " to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the...and to advance their opportunities for profitable emSloyment," so much of this section as provides that it shall be the province and duty of lie Department...
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The American Labor Legislation Review, Volume 3

Labor laws and legislation - 1913
...The duties of the new department are "to foster, promote and develop the welfare of the wage-earners of the United States, to improve their working conditions,...their opportunities for profitable employment". The secretary also has power to act as mediator in labor disputes and to appoint commissioners of conciliation...
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The Tribune Almanac and Political Register

John Fitch Cleveland, F. J. Ottarson, Alexander Jacob Schem, Edward McPherson, Henry Eckford Rhoades - Almanacs, American - 1914
...department«: and section 158 of the revised statute« Is hereby amended to Include such Jepartment, and the provisions of title four of the revised statutes....develop the welfare of the wage earners of the United Stales, to Improve their working conditions, and to advance their opportunities for profitable employment....
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Rural Credits: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of ... , 63-2

United States Congress. House. Banking and Currency Committee - 1914 - 293 pages
...laws the following wise provision is made, anticipating the necessity for such a coordinating bureau : The purpose of the Department of Labor shall be to...advance their opportunities for profitable employment. ******* SEC. 10. That the Secretary of Labor shall investigate and report to Congress a plan of coordination...
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The American Year Book

Almanacs, American - 1914
...a Secretary of Labor, with a seat in the President's Cabinet. The duties of the new Department are "to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the...their opportunities for profitable employment." The Secretary also has power to act as mediator in labor disputes and to appoint commissioners of conciliation...
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Cyclopedia of American Government, Volume 2

United States - 1914
...OF. Organization. The Department of Labor was established bv act of Congress approved March 4, 1913, "to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the...advance their opportunities for profitable employment.-" Three bureaus formerly incorporated in the Department of Commerce and Labor (see), the Bureaus of Labor,...
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American History, Government and Institutions: A Manual of Citizenship for ...

Daniel Howard - United States - 1914 - 233 pages
...Congress. The Secretary of Labor works to "foster, promote and develop the welfare of the wage-earners of the United States, to improve their working conditions...advance their opportunities for profitable employment." He does this mainly by securing and publishing information regarding the conditions under which laborers...
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Annual Report, Issue 1

United States. Children's Bureau - Children - 1914
...stultify the fundamental purpose prescribed for the Department of Labor by its organic act, namely, to "foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners of the United States." Nor need there be any stultification. It ought to be feasible to organize this division in such manner...
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Elements of Government: Political Institutions, Local and National, in the ...

Arndt Mathis Stickles - Kentucky - 1914 - 416 pages
...— The duty of this department is to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the toiling masses of the United States; to improve their working conditions, and to advance their opportunities. From 1903 to 1913 it was part of the department of commerce and labor. In 1913 the separate department...
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