Congressional Edition Volume 6938

Congressional Edition Volume 6938

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...or not have any appeals from conductors who are discharged alleging that they are not treated fairly? Mr. Hungerford. Oh, we have a great many inquiries. We have them call and ask for reinstatement or are desirous of getting back. And they are all heard and listened to if they come to me, and I think by all our people, so far as I know. Chairman Walsh. In the investigation made by the commission statements are made by our investigators that it is stated that frequent complaints are made by the men who have been in the employ of your company that they are never told why they are discharged and can get no satisfaction when they try to investigate their cases. Is that correct? Mr. Hungerford. Well, I can not say as to that. I do know that we keep a very careful supervision over the service, which is necessary. Our service is made up of small details and requires a constant surveillance. When it is found that a man is not fitted for the service, or for other reasons, he is simply retired. Chairman Walsh. And no reason given him other than that on the slip? Mr. Hungerford. That is the principal--that is the slip. Chairman Walsh. Well, when they object for any reason or desire to know why they are discharged--say, a man has been in the service for a great length of time--is there any information given? Mr. Hungerford. Oh, yes. Chairman Walsh. Any definite, particular information? Mr. Hungerford. Very frequently; yes, sir. Of course, it all depends on the circumstances. If they write me, I always communicate with them. I do not think anybody will say they have not received any word from me. Chairman Walsh. How many of those complaints do you get in your office, would you say, in a year, that come directly to you? Mr. Hungerford. I couldn't say that;...
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 9781236624918