Biennial Report Volume 4, Pts. 1903-1906

Biennial Report Volume 4, Pts. 1903-1906

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...ware rooms or stores to which the provisions of this act are applicable." How could a copy be posted if a certificate is not obtained? And a certificate cannot be issued until the inspection fee is paid; and the concern would be liable for failure to comply with the law if such copy were not kept posted, as provided in the act. A copy of this act together with the name and address of the Commissioner of Labor, printed in a legible manner, shall be kept posted in a conspicuous place on each floor of every factory, etc. Section 8 provides that, Any person, firm, etc., who violates or omits to comply with the provisions of the act, and such violation or omission shall be the proximate cause of any injury to any employee, shall be liable in damages." The act also provides the additional remedy of a prosecution by the state. Section 11 reads as follows: Any person, firm, corporation or association who violates or fails to comply with any of the provisions of this act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than one hundred dollars." The history of the passage of the act discloses that section 11 was added after the introduction of the bill for the manifest purpose of adding to the methods of enforcing the law. It is not impossible that the state could not in addition to the remedies provided, also maintain a civil action for the inspection fee. As we construe the law, therefore, in the light of contemporaneous legislation we conclude that the law is compulsory, both upon the Commissioner of Labor and upon the concern inspected. You must inspect and the concern inspected must pay the cost of inspection. Failure so...
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  • Paperback | 218 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 399g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123664011X
  • 9781236640116