Congressional Edition Volume 4701
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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...of the executive committee of the Shoe Manufacturers' Association of Philadelphia states that under the workings of these rules no strike has taken place in 16 years. Comment. The purpose of this rule is that there may be no interference with business. See. 2. Grievance committee of shops not to meet oftener than once a week. Comment. The committee need not meet once a week unless it has business. Rule 5. Pending the discussion and decision of any difference or dispute, there shall be no lockout, strike, stoppage or cessation of work by either emploj er or employed. Comment. It is the object of this rule to substitute reason and right instead of violence, in whatever form, by either emplo3rer or employed; and during no dispute or difference shall the work in any shop or department of it be stopped or interfered with. If the interests of parties can not be so adjusted and harmonized that the parties can continue the relations of employer and employee, then, according to the real or supposed interests of the parties, they must separate, not in violence, but according to reason. This rule implies that in no case is it necessary to resort to lockouts, strikes or violent means in any form, it being the office of reason, acting according to the golden rule, to adjust and settle all human interests. Rule 6. In case of a disagreement between employer and employee it shall be the duty of the grievance committee to settle, if possible, the matter in dispute; but in the event an agreement can not be reached the matter in dispute shall be submitted to the board of arbitration. Comment. This rule is sufficiently plain without explanation. Rule 7. There shall be no interference with the employment or wages of hands hired by the week, when the wages are...
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