Industrial Relations; Final Report and Testimony Volume 2; V. 4

Industrial Relations; Final Report and Testimony Volume 2; V. 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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...people of the country and of the world in a physical material strait-jacket. Mr. Hrnnqurr. Pardon me, Mr. Gompers, I have not asked your opinion about what you consider to be the tendencies of the cooperative commonwealth. I am speaking merely about the aim to abolish the wage system and the program to secure to the workers the full product of their labor; and I am asking you, in this respect, whether we demand more than the American Federation has ultimately in view. Mr. Gournns. I think you demand something to which the American labor movement declines to give its adherence. Mr. I-lu.LQurr. Then do I understand you to say that the American labor movement would countenance the abolition of the wage system and the return of the full reward of labor to the workers? Mr. Gourmzs. Your question is an assumption and is unwarranted, for as a matter of fact we decline to commit our labor movement to your species of speculative philosophy. Mr. HILLQUIT. I have not introduced speculative philosophy, Mr. Gompers. If I can not make myself clear, please tell me so. Chairman W.u.sn. May I be permitted here to ask the stenographer to read that last question? Mr. HILLQUIT. Certainly, Mr. Chairman. (The question read, as foliows: ) " I am speaking merely about the aim to abolish the wage system, and about the program to secure to the workers the full product of their labor, and I am asking in this respect whether we demand more than the American Federation of Labor has ultimately in view?" Cha?irman VVALBH. That is with reference to getting the full product of labor alone Mr. HILLQUIT. Yes. Chairman Wansu. Now, can you answer that directly, Mr. Gompers? Mr. Gournns. No; that is impossible to answer yes or no. Chairman V.r.sn. Then let it stand...
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  • Paperback | 728 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 37mm | 1,279g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236745876
  • 9781236745873