Economic History Pamphlets Volume 30

Economic History Pamphlets Volume 30

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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. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ... 59 A living wage--Objections to minimum wage laws--Replacement of women by men and boys--Minimum wage drives out industry--Minimum wage improves basis of competition--Mother's pension--Provision for old age--Living Wage endorsed by War Labor Policies Board--Minimum wage should be fixed by a commis-sion--What happens when a minimum wage is not a liv-ing wage--Equal pay for equal work--Legal aspects. X. Labor Legislation: Safety, Sanitation and Health... 69 Physical conditions of work--Legal aspects--Child labor--Child labor legislation. XI. Labor Legislation: Collective Bargaining 74 What is collective bargaining?--Collective bargaining is sound in principle--The need for organization is es-pecially great among women workers--Women encour-aged to organize--Organization for industrial peace--Collective bargaining is rapidly being recognized by the captains of industry. XII. Legal Recognition of Industrial Workers 80 Legal recognition gaining ground--Future legislative demands--Elevator girls--Office workers--Women in ture at work--Safety--Conditions needing correction--Uniforms--Home work--Hiring, separations, and deter-mination of conditions--Women in supervisory posi-tions--Choice of occupation--Cooperation with official agencies. XIII. Democracy in Industry 85 A new type of worker--Women must face their re-sponsibilities--Need of technical training--"English for safety" a prime requirement--Provision for higher edu-cation--A new type of employer--Recognition of indus-try by the public--Basis of a working relationship--On the part of employers--Of employes--Of both employ-ers and employees--The spirit of justice more important than legislation. Foreword THE Industrial Committee has had repeated calls for a simple more

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  • Paperback | 236 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236986105
  • 9781236986108