Annual Report of the State Board of Arbitration of Illinois Volume 5, PT. 1902

Annual Report of the State Board of Arbitration of Illinois Volume 5, PT. 1902

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ... employed there? A. A little over four years. Q. And you learnt your trade there, did you? A. Yes, sir. Q. What do you do? A. Action finish. Q. How much did Mr. Sehaf pay you for action finishing? A. $1.45 a piano. Q. How much can you earn at that price? A. Average about $11.60 a week. Q. What are the prices paid elsewhere, if you know? A. I couldn't tell you, but 1 know they are paid more than you get over at Schaf's. Q. You average about $11.00, you say? A. And sixty cents a week. Q. Is that a particular branch of the business? A. Yes, sir. Q. It is considered one of the skilled branches, is it? A. It is the foundation of the action work. Q. What do you think would be a fair price for the action finisher? A. Well, Bush & Gertz they pay fair wages. I guess that would be about satisfying if they paid that. Q. Do you know how much that is? A. No, sir. By the Chairman: Q. How old are you, Mr. Brown? A. I will be nineteen years of age. Q. Do you know of a demand on your employer for an increase of wages? A. Yes, sir. Q. When was that made? A. Well, I don't know exactly when. Q. A month ago? A. I couldn't tell you what time. Q. Did you attend any of the meetings of the employes where it was decided to make a demand for an increase in wages? A. Some of them. Q. I say did you attend any of the meetings of that kind? A. No, sir. By Mr. Dold: Q. Is it not a fact that your department was called down for the purpose of submitting the wage that you were getting then? A. Yes, sir. Q. Were you present? A. No, sir. Q. Who represented your department? A. I don't understand. Q. I say, who was the man from your department that came down and gave these figures? A. Myself and Mr. Steyer. Q. You were down yourself? A. Yes, sir. Q. What increase did you ask for, more

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