Addresses and Proceedings of the National Conservation Congress Held at

Addresses and Proceedings of the National Conservation Congress Held at

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...commerce law, one filed by an insane claimant, and several that are in the process of adjustment and dissolution. "One appealed case has been tried in court and the court sustained the Commissioner's finding as far as temporary total disability was concerned, but found the claimant entitled to compensation for permanent partial disability, remanding the case to the Commission for additional compensation, which was promptly awarded. Had the Commissioner been in possession of the facts, the award for permanent partial disability would have been made without appeal." Commissioner Wallace makes the following pertinent statement: "The Washington State insurance system has succeeded beyond the best hopes of its friends and sponsors. In this act, one of the youngest States is giving the older commonwealths another example of a wise and progressive law. The State's control over public utility corporations, giving the suffrage to women, eight-hour laws for underground miners and women wage-earners, full crew law for railways, and other laws enacted during the past four years in the interest of labor deserve full praise and should not be forgotten in the triumph of our compensation act. "The compensation act has thus ushered in an era of publicity regarding the appalling maiming, dismembering and killing of workmen in the mines, mills, and workshops of our State. The great question just now becomes not what we can give to pay for pain and suffering and even death, but how can we best safe-guard those who toil. This will be real progress; cmpensation must ever be mere apology. "Concerned as we have been as to how the little home flock could be kept together when the bread-winner was stricken down in his...show more

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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236851773
  • 9781236851772