Reports of the Industrial Commission..., Volume 17

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1901

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Contents

Insurance benefits
xxxvi
Trade policies
xlii
Wages Hours of labor and holidays
xlv
Comprehensiveness
xlviii
Exclusiveness
l
Apprenticeship
li
Piecework
liv
Limitation of output
lviii
Machinery
lx
Provision of employment
lxi
Strikes lockouts and boycotts
lxii
Union labels
lxvii
Disputes between unions
lxix
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION I Importance and general nature of subject
lxxiv
Local collective bargaining trade arbitration and conciliation
lxxviii
More formal systems of collective bargaining and agreements
lxxx
Local arbitration conciliation and mediation
lxxxvii
Formal national systems of collective bargaining and arbitration
lxxxix
Methods of organization and procedure in collective bargaining
xci
Nature of agreements as to conditions of labor
xcv
Arbitration as to specific disputes
xcvii
Collective bargaining and trade arbitration in Great Britain
xcix
Governmental arbitration Statutory provisions in the several States
ci
Local boards of conciliation and arbitration United States statutes
cv
Working of the State boards of arbitration
cvi
Governmental arbitration in foreign countries
cix
Compulsory arbitration
cx
LAWS AND COURT DECISIONS AS TO LABOR COMBINATIONS I Introduction
cxiv
Legality of strikes in themselves
cxv
Enticement of employees IV Combinations to procure discharge or prevent employment
cxvi
Picketing and intimidation
cxvii
Boycotts
cxviii
Railroad strikes and boycotts
cxix
Injunctions in labor disputes
cxxi
Legal position of labor organizations
cxxiii
NATIONAL LABOR ORGANIZATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES
1
THE AMERICAN FEDERATION Ox Labor
51
States of America
75
of America
118
LABOR ORGANIZATIONS IN THE GLASS AND POTTERY TRADES
172
LABOR ORGANIZATIONS OF MINE WORKERS
184
LABOR ORGANIZATIONS IN THE WOODWORKING AND ALLIED TRADES
194
LABOR ORGANIZATIONS IN THE METAL AND MACHINE TRADES
212
LABOR ORGANIZATIONS IN MISCELLANEOUS TRADES
269
PART III
325
LOCAL COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS AND ARBITRATION
374
LOCAL COLLECTIVE BARGAINING ETC Continued Page
412
Textile trades
419
GOVERNMENTAL ARBITRATION IN THE UNITED STATES
423
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION IN GREAT
464
tion
480
ARBITRATION ON CONTINENTAL EUROPE 508
508
THE INJUNCTION IN LABOR DISPUTES
602
Law authorizing incorporation of trade unions
616
STATISTICS OF STRIKES AND LOCKOUTS
631
164
633
Statistics of CAUSES OF STRIKES AND LOCKOUTS
652
DURATION OF STRIKES AND LOCKOUTS AND TIME Lost by THEM
663
Page
664
RESULTS OF STRIKES AND LOCKOUTS
671
APPENDIX
691
TABLE OF CONTENTS Page
714
INTRODUCTION
715
Summary of results
716
GENERAL CONDITIONS OF RAILWAY EMPLOYMENT
719
Daily wages and annual income of railway employees
722
Hours of labor Sunday labor pay for overtime
735
THE REQUIREMENTS OF RAILWAY SERVICE
746
The technical education of railway employees
781
The discharge promotion and discipline of railway employees
790
The blacklisting of railway employees the common and statute law concerning the right to quit work and to strike
805
THE ORGANIZATIONS OF RAILWAY EMPLOYEES
821
Order of Railway Conductors of America
826
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen
833
Order of Railroad Telegraphers
838
Brotherhood of Railway Trackmen of America
841
Brotherhood of Railway Carmen of America
843
Brotherhood of Railroad Bridgemen
845
Switchmens Union of North America
846
Ladies auxiliaries to the brotherhoods
847
Educational religious and fraternal associations
848
The federation of railway brotherhoods and their relation to other labor organizations
852
The attitude of railway corporations toward labor organizations and toward the question of arbitration of labor disputes
857
THE RELATIONS RAILWAY CORPORATIONS AND THEIR OF EMPLOYEES
867
Accident insurance
869
Hospital relief
871
Railway relief departments
873
Pension features
883
Savings funds
890
Employers liability
894
Statutory modifications of the fellowservant rule
898
Safety appliances legislation and its enforcement
902
XV
1124
XXII
1141
XXIII
1143
XXXIII
1144
XXXVIII
1145
L
1147
LX
1149
XCVII
1150
XCIX
1153
CXIV
1155
CXXVI
1156

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Page cxv - 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 379 - Act and the employees of such carrier, seriously interrupting or threatening to interrupt the business of said carrier, the chairman of the Interstate Commerce Commission and the Commissioner of Labor shall, upon the request of either party to the controversy, with all practicable expedition, put themselves in communication with the parties to such controversy, and shall use their best efforts, by mediation and conciliation, to amicably settle the same...
Page 188 - ... the people as a collective body, and the substitution of the Co-operative Commonwealth for the present state of planless production, industrial war and social disorder; a Commonwealth in which every worker shall have the free exercise and full benefit of his faculties, multiplied by all the modern factors of civilization.
Page 381 - ... notice in writing of their intention so to quit. Nor shall the employer dissatisfied with such award dismiss any employee or employees on account of such dissatisfaction before the expiration of three months from and after the making of such award without giving thirty days' notice in writing of his intention so to discharge. Fifth. That said award shall continue in force as between the parties thereto for the period of one year after the same shall go into practical operation, and no new arbitration...
Page 380 - That the provisions of this act shall apply to any common carrier or carriers engaged in the transportation of passengers or property wholly by railroad, or partly by railroad and partly by water when both are used, under a common control, management, or arrangement, for a continuous carriage or shipment...
Page 381 - 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 lxv - As usually understood, a boycott is a combination of many to cause a loss to one person by coercing others, against their will, to withdraw from him their beneficial business intercourse, through threats that, unless those others do so, the many will cause similar loss to them.
Page 381 - If exceptions to an award are finally sustained, judgment shall be entered setting aside the award in whole or in part; but in such case the parties may agree upon a judgment to be entered disposing of the subject matter of the controversy, which judgment when entered shall have the same force and effect as judgment entered upon an award.
Page 118 - ... to secure adequate pay for our work; to furnish aid in cases of death or permanent disability, and by legal and proper means to elevate the moral, intellectual and social conditions of all our members, and to improve the trade.
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