British Industrial Experience During the War Volume 1-2

British Industrial Experience During the War Volume 1-2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: rules relating to the internal working of the establishment, but also include rules relating to the conditions under which a man enters the employment. There is no necessity to refer to the Board of Trade the question whether the rule in the respondents' establishment is one which tends to restrict employment, because it is obvious that it does tend to restrict employment. The Board of Trade will only determine a question if a boda fide dispute has arisen. H. M. Giveen, for the respondents, E. H. Bentall & Co.: The decision of the tribunal was right. Under sections 1 and 3 of the act of 1915 any difierences between an employer and the persons employed on munitions work as to the terms or conditions of or affecting employment are to be determined by the Board of Trade, but that provision does not apply where the workmen are not engaged on munitions work. If an employer seeks to enforce a practice as to the conditions upon which the workmen are employed by means of a lockout he commits an ofl'ense under section 2. Section 4, subsection 3, only provides that " any rule. practice, or custom not having the force of law " shall be suspended in the establishment; therefore customs having the force of law are not within the section, because a custom having the force of law is one which is incorporated in the contract of employment by custom, and therefore any trade custom which limits the terms of employment is not within the section. Those are the only customs which would have the force of law. Section 4, subsection 3, does not deal with contract at all. If a contract between an employer and a workman incorporated trade-union rules as to the amount of work to be done or as to the conditions under which he was to...
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  • Paperback | 522 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 921g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236869540
  • 9781236869548