Biennial Report of the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the State of Iowa Volume 9

Biennial Report of the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the State of Iowa Volume 9

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...The duration of each lockout is from one to sixty-two clays. Six of the lockouts succeeded and one failed. Wages lost 86.750. Assistance rendered the locked out employes $5,000. Loss to employers 554,4/6. There were 649 male and seven female employes before lockout, a total of 656. There were thrown out of employment by lockout 653 employes. One hundred and sixteen new men were employed. Brought from other places 113. Weekly working hours remained the same, except in two lockouts where each of the establishments increased the time from forty-eight to sixty hours per week. THE SHORTER WORK DAY. THE SHORTER WORK DAY. SECL'RKD BY LABOR ORGANIZING IN THE UNITKD STATES. The material of which this chapter is composed is designed to till a long felt want and has been made necessary by the many inquiries coming to the bureau from students in all walks of life. A chronological review of the national and international trades unions, with general offices in the United States, reveal ninety-four of such organizations, eighty-nine of which reported the date they were established; their growth by decades is as follows: Year 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 National and international unions.. 1 5 4 G 22 51 The total membership in these organizations is now 1,550,247. Seventy-six organizations reported the maximum hours for a day's work previous to organization as being sixteen hours for ten crafts, fourteen hours for five crafts, twelve hours for twelve crafts, eleven hours for three crafts, ten hours for forty-seven crafts. or an average of eleven hours and one-half for a maximum day's work. Since organization has been effected, eight crafts work twelve hours, three crafts work eleven hours, one craft works nine hours and one-half; thirty-five crafts work...show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236606809
  • 9781236606808