The International Year Book Volume 5

The International Year Book Volume 5

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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. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...eight hours in any one day and by inserting a clause providing that not more than eight hours' work should be done in any one day upon a government contract, leaving the laborer or mechanic free to utilize his time in other work. The bill as amended and reported to the Senate was never acted upon.: 'C0nspiracy" or Anti-Injunction Bill.--A bill intended to prevent the issuance of injunctions against strikers in case of trade disputes passed the House on May 2, 1902, and was referred to the Senate judiciary committee. This bill had been prepared by the attorneys of the American Federation of Labor and introduced in the _F1fty-sixth Congress, where it passed the House with amendments which destroyed its value to the labor organizations. In the Fifty-seventh Congress the bill passed the House as originally drawn, but was so amended by the Senate that the labor unions opposed its further consideration. The original bill provided that in _trade disputes in any of the territories, in the District of Columbia, or wherever interstate commerce was involved, "no agreement, combination or contract by or between two or more persons to do or to procure to be done, or not to do or procure not t be done, any act in contemplation or furtherance of any trade dispute between employers and employees... should be deemed criminal, nor should those engaged therein be indictable or otherwise punishable for the crime of conspiracy, If such act committed by one person would not be punishable as a crime, _nor should such an agreement, combination, or contract be considered as in restraint of trade or commerce, nor should any restraining order be issued with relation thereto. In this form the bill evidently sanctioned and legalized the extremest...show more

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  • Paperback | 698 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 36mm | 1,225g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236916980
  • 9781236916983