Bulletin of the Department of Labor Volume 35-38

Bulletin of the Department of Labor Volume 35-38

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...members. (a) The last annual report of the Burlington Voluntary Relief Department for the year ending December 31, 1900, showed an estimated surplus of $329,115.29. The net contributions of members for the year 1900 amounted to $351,107.68. The railroad company allowed interest on monthly balances at 1 per cent per annum, which amounted to 5,612,532.91. The payments by the railroad company in establishing, u For a very complete statement of the operation and present condition of the Pennsylvania Railroad employees' rclief fund see articles by Mr. J. A. Andcr.-on in the Railroad Gazette for December 21, 1900, and December 28, 1900. Mr. Anderson was superintendent of this department until January 1, 1900, at which time he was retired under the pension department regulations. The plan is very largely of Mr. Anderson's creation in its development. llis s11j1_;cstio11s have usually becn followed by the company with great succcss, and, as already noted, other companies have very largely followed this example. See al.o Profcx-'.(_r John.'on's articles in Bulletin X0. 8, January, 1897, page 55, and Annals of the American.-cademy, Volume VI, 1895. See also pamphlet entitled The Penn.==_vl'ania Railroad Voluntary Relief Department, How Organized, and the lc.'ult:3 of Thirteen Years' Operation, published by the advisory committee, Trenton, N. J. operating, and maintaining the relief department from 1889 to 1900, inclusive, were as follows: I The considerable surplus carried will not be used as a basis for:1 superannuation fund, as no such feature was contemplated in the Burlington form of organization. The surplus will probably be needed, for the regulations as amended January 1, 1900, have become more liberal, and the...
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  • Paperback | 312 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236773896
  • 9781236773890