Annual Report of the State Board of Arbitration of Illinois Volume 7

Annual Report of the State Board of Arbitration of Illinois Volume 7

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...someone asked if we would be allowed to employ or discharge men. They said that in discharging men they would reserve the right to have a committee to look into it. ft they thought he ought not to be discharged they would insist upon his being retained by the company. Q. What was said about employing men? A. They said they would expect us to employ only union men or men that would join their union. Q. Was anything said with regard to the employment of non-union men--if you employed a non-union man what would be the attitude of the union or the men belonging to the union? A. My recollection is that they said they would expect if a man did not join the union soon after he was employed that we were to discharge him. Q. Were the company of the opinion that they could operate these works on that basis? A. No, sir; it has been tried at other shops. I have talked with a great many managers of other shops. They said that it was their experience that it was impossible to work the shops with the union. I do not know of any plow shops where the managers recognize the union. There may be some individual employes that belong to the union, but the employers do not recognize them. Q. Have your company ever expressed any objection to the men belonging to the union? A. Not that I know of. Q. The objection is to the recognition of the union? A. That has been our objection. CROSS-EXAMINATION BY MR. CHAPIN: Q. Mr. Prather, how much of a plant have you down there? How much ground does it cover? A. There are sev-n and one-half acres in the entire acreage and on a guess I should say enclosing the buildings--of course, there is a good deal of ground inside of the fence not covered--there are four or five acres inside of the fence--there is a point cut off by more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236667557
  • 9781236667557