Congressional Edition Volume 4860

Congressional Edition Volume 4860

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...173 pp. This report gives the results of an investigation conducted by the German commission of labor statistics in June, 1902, into the hours of labor of persons employed as teamsters or drivers and stablemen in establishments engaged in the business of operating omnibus lines, hacks, carriages, stagecoaches, furniture vans, baggage express, etc. The investigation was limited to establishments regularly employing at least one person rendering services for wages. An estimate made by the commission, based upon the industrial census of 1895, placed the number of such establishments at about 29,000. Establishments in which only the proprietor or members of his family were engaged in the occupations under consideration were excluded. Schedules of inquiry were sent to the various States of the Empire for distribution among the cities, towns, and rural communities.Of these 3,143 were returned in such condition as to be available for tabulation. A number of establishments made returns for the summer months only. Hence in the tables given the returns for the summer and for the winter months are mostly given separately. For this purpose, the summer months include the period from April 1 to September 30, and the winter months the rest of the year. Of the available schedules returned, 51.9 per cent had been filled out by employers and 48.1 per cent by employees. The total number of persons employed in the establishments reported was 24,119. Of this number 18,433 were employed as teamsters and drivers, 3,925 as stablemen, and the remaining 1.7G1 in office work. Classified according to age, 18,197 teamsters and drivers and 3,858 stablemen were over 1(5 years of age and 236 teamsters and drivers and 07 stablemen were under 16 years of age. The following two...show more

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  • Paperback | 412 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 730g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236591070
  • 9781236591074