Biennial Report, 1892-94, 1898-1910 Volume 10, PT. 1898

Biennial Report, 1892-94, 1898-1910 Volume 10, PT. 1898

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...public employment offices' during the short time reported is creditable alike to the.' officials in charge of the offices and to the state. "If the 8,982 persons who secured work through the free employment offices lad obtained work through the private employment agencies, it is fair to assume that the cost of such services would have averaged $3 per capita for males and $1 for females, or a total of $20,132, which has been saved to the willing, yet poor and needy working men and women by the state law. "This saving in dollars and cents may appear large in the eyes of those not familiar with the patronage given to employment agencies, but as there are at least twelve well known private employment agencies now running in cities in which the free offices are located, and as many more scattered over the smaller cities of the state, it' is evident that nearly one hundred persons live and thrive through the profits derived from such private agencies. This would indicate that nearly one hundred thousand dollars is annually spent by working men and women in efforts to secure employment through the assistance of employing agencies, and if this sum can be saved to the honest toilers of Ohio by the expenditure of about ten thousand dollars annually on the part of the state for the maintaining of free employment offices conducted by officials obliged to make honest and energetic efforts to furnish help to employers of labor and to aid idle labor in securing honorable employment, it should be done." The result of the first full year's operations of the offices, i. e. 1891, was given in the Ohio report for 1891 as follows: Free Public Employment Offices in Ohio for the Year 1891. Discussing the work of these offices for the year, and the theory...
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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236548736
  • 9781236548733