Decisions of the War Department Board of Contract Adjustment Volume 4

Decisions of the War Department Board of Contract Adjustment Volume 4

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...benefit of the provisions of the act of September 7th. 191G, entitling him to compensation for injuries sustained in the course of this employment. "7th. Transportation will be furnished by the United States of America free of cost to employee from his home to the site of the work abroad, and return passage when the work is completed, and the employee will be paid for his time en route to the work and return, including time while awaiting transportation. "8th. The employee agrees that as this is war emergency construction, he will work as many hours as the weather and other conditions will permit. The employee's wages will be at the rate of, while working, $8.00 per day for ten (10) hours straight time, and at the same ratio per hour for working overtime, Sundays, or holidays. For idle time and time traveling from employee's home, abroad and return, the rate will be $5.00 per day. (Sundays will not be paid for as idle time.)" 6. Shortly after the execution of this contract the claimant Wih transported to France at Government expense, and was later working under his contract with Stewart & Co., near Bassens, France, when he was taken ill. It appears that his illness was contracted in line of duty. While ill and in the hospital receiving Government medical treatment, the claimant was absent from work from April 20 to May 7, 1918, inclusive, which period included two Sundays, and, therefore, the claimant was absent from work while ill for a period of 15 working days. 7. The civilian employee pay rolls covering the period between April 20 and May 7, 1918, contain the entry opposite the claimant's name, allowing him pay at the rate of $3.50 a day for 15 working dars while he was ill, which allowance was made upon the...
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  • Paperback | 604 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 31mm | 1,061g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236755480
  • 9781236755483