Plumbers, Gas and Steam Fitters Journal, Volume 22

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United Association of Journeymen Plumbers, Gas Fitters, Steam Fitters, and Steam Fitters Helpers, United States and Canada, 1917

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Page 21 - Union of North America, the International Molders' Union of North America, the Pattern Makers' League of North America, and the United Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters of the United States and Canada...
Page 31 - Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith let us to the end dare to do our duty as we understand it.
Page 6 - ... properly bolted, secured and braced, rising at least thirty-four inches above the floor or main portions of such scaffolding or staging and extending along the entire length of the outside and the ends thereof...
Page 6 - Whenever complaint is made to the commissioner of labor that the scaffolding or the slings, hangers, blocks, pulleys, stays, braces, ladders, irons, or ropes of any swinging or stationary scaffolding used in the construction, alteration, repairing, painting, cleaning or pointing of buildings within the limits of a city are unsafe...
Page 6 - ... or where they may be in use. All swinging and stationary scaffolding shall be so constructed as to bear four times the maximum weight required to be dependent therefrom or placed thereon, when in use, and not more than four men shall be allowed on any swinging scaffolding at one time.
Page 6 - A person employing or directing another to perform labor of any kind in the erection, repairing,- altering or painting of a house, building or structure shall not furnish or erect, or cause to be furnished or erected for the performance of such labor, scaffolding, hoists, stays, ladders or other mechanical contrivances which are unsafe, unsuitable or improper, and which are not so constructed, placed and operated as to give proper protection to the life and limb ot a person so employed or engaged.
Page 7 - We, the officers of the National and International Trade Unions of America in national conference assembled in the capital of our nation, hereby pledge ourselves in peace or in war, in stress or in storm, to stand unreservedly by the standards of liberty and the safety and preservation of the institutions and ideals of our Republic.
Page 12 - The new vice-president is president of the Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employes of America. Last year he, together with President Woll of the international Photo Engravers' Union, represented the American Federation of Labor at the British Trades Union Congress.
Page 72 - ... inexcusable if we deprived men and women of such a spirit of any of the existing safeguards of law. Therefore, I shall exercise my influence as far as it goes to see that that does not happen and that the sacrifices we make shall be made voluntarily and not under the compulsion which mistakenly is interpreted to mean a lowering of the standards which we have sought through so many generations to bring to their present level.
Page 26 - It is a part of every man's civil rights that he be left at liberty to refuse business relations with any person whomsoever, whether the refusal rests upon reason, or is the result of whim, caprice, prejudice or malice.

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