Industrial Relations; Final Report and Testimony Volume 4; V. 11

Industrial Relations; Final Report and Testimony Volume 4; V. 11

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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: ...she had to agree to plead guilty with the understanding that the man that got horsewhipped would have to pay the fine. So that was agreed to. Well, after that was done, of course, these women felt that they could do anything and get away with it. I had quite a time to manage them after that, but we kept them pretty vell. The fight was finally settled, and things are going along very well there. The union has agreed to withdraw the boycott, and the Merchants & Manufacturers and employers agreed to retract, or rather to rescind theirresolution adopted on the 26th of June, declaring for an open shop, that things are peaceful in Stockton now. Commissioner Wmxlvsrocx. In Stockton. Mr. Jonamvsan. In Stockton. I don't know what the newspapers would have done if a laboring man, such as me or Tveitmoe, had been arrested under similar circumstances as Emerson, and made a confession, but I imagine, without being prejudiced or anything, that they would have given more publicity to that than they did to Emerson. I don't know how you are going to correct those newspapers; they are hard people to deal with. I know of no instance where professional strike breakers having deliberately wayiaid and murdered active members of labor unions, where they have not been defended to the very last by the Merchants & Manufacturers' Association. I am not saying that in criticism. I think they should defend them, especially if the enemy is the Merchants & Manufacturers or National Erectors' Associations. ' No intelligent man or woman who has a strong sense of social justice will be satisfied with the manner in which labor has always been treated, so long as the poor go to jail and the rich go free. There is no equality before the law. It is...show more

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  • Paperback | 868 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 44mm | 1,520g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236903730
  • 9781236903730