The Common Cause Volume 1

The Common Cause Volume 1

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...preparation can now be achieved. It can be an achievement of 1912. Professor Ernst Freund, The of fhe Chicago University Employer's Law School, was one of Duty. the speakers at the recent discussion upon "Workmen's Compensation," before the American Association for Labor Legislation. "It is considered," he said, that if an employer for the purposes of his business, provides and requires the use of dangerous appliances which are, humanely speaking, certain to result in accident, he ought not to let the consequences of the accident lie where they fall, but assume his share of them. Professor Freund said that all legislative commissions appointed to investigate the matter favored the principle of compensation as distinguished from liability. He outlined the points involved in the principle of compensation as being: First--Payment for injuries or death, irrespective of fault or negligence except when caused by wilful misconduct. Second--The benefit payable bearing a definite relation to the former earning capacity. Third--The payment of the benefit in periodical installments, subject to commutation to a lump sum under specific conditions. Fourth--Denial of compensation for a brief initial period, in order to eliminate the great mass of insignificant injuries.-but liberal provision for medical treatment. Fifth--Encouragement of arbitration. Sixth--Abrogation of the right of action at common law except where the fault of the employer is aggravated.--0--In an address before the Dr. Lunn's Albany Y. M. C. A., Dr. tory." He said in effect that the word "materialistic," as used by Marx, is misleading in this age, and that what Socialists mean when they use the phrase is the economic interpretation of history. Merchant...show more

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  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 644g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236611683
  • 9781236611680