Docket Numbers 1-150. Bulletin No. 1-2. Letter from the President of the United States to Manufacturers at Bridgeport, Conn., Sept. 17, 1918. Letter from the President of the United States to Striking Employees at Bridgeport, Conn., Sept.

Docket Numbers 1-150. Bulletin No. 1-2. Letter from the President of the United States to Manufacturers at Bridgeport, Conn., Sept. 17, 1918. Letter from the President of the United States to Striking Employees at Bridgeport, Conn., Sept.

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...the practice of the formation of labor unions or the joining of the same by the workers in said establishments, as guaranteed in the preceding section, nor to prevent the War Labor Board from urging or any umpire from granting, under the machinery herein provided, im rovement of their situation 111 the matter of wages, hours of labor, 01' other conditions as shall be found desirable from time to time. Established safeguards and regulations for the protection of the health and safety of workers shall not be relaxed. WOMEN IN INDUSTRY. If it shall become necessary to employ women on work ordinarily performed by men, they must be allowed equal pay for equal work and must not be allotted tasks disproportionate to their strength. HOURs or LABOR. The basic eighthour day is recognized as a plying in all cases in which existing law requires it. In all other cases the question o hours of l)abor shall be settled with due regard to governmental necessities and the welfare, health, and proper comfort of the workers. MAXIMUM PRODUCTION. The maximum production of all war industries should be maintained, and methods of work and operation on the part of employers or workers which operate to delay or limit production, or which have a tendency to artificially increase the cost thereof, should be discouraged. MOBILIzATION OF LABOR. For the purpose of mobilizing the labor su ply with a view to its rapid and effective distribution, a permanent list of the numbers of skilled and other workers available in different parts of the country shall be kept on file by the Department of Labor, the information to be constantly furnished 1. By the trade-unions. 2. By State employment bureaus and Federal agencies of like character. 3. By the managers and...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 9781236954640