July 15-August 19, 1919 Volume 1

July 15-August 19, 1919 Volume 1

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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: ...receive remuneration that will enable them to live in reasonable comfort. Mr. Sanders of Indiana. Do you think that the ultimate end of this Elan, looking into the future, would be to level the wages that exist etween the comparatively low rate paid to the man who is engaged in unskilled labor and the comparatively high rate of wage paid to the man who is a skilled workman? Mr. Morrison. It would not prevent the skilled man's wages from Mr. Sanders of Indiana. There will always be a difference between the skilled and unskilled labor, as far as remuneration is concerned! Mr. Morrison. It will be a very long time before the unskilled will receive the same wages as the skilled. The unskilled labor, in my opinion, during the war has received increases greater than the skilled. Perhaps the unskilled workers are the only ones that in some instances did receive the 80 per cent, although I question whether very many of them received the full amount to cover the increased cost of living. The increase in some trades has been very slight, and it is not to the credit of the Government that the employees working for the Government here have not received a wage to meet the increased cost of living. I just want to call your attention to one class of employees--the postal employees. They not only have not received an increase to meet the increased cost of living, but I am informed that the Postal Service is losing men who are compelled to go out of the service in order to secure wages that will help meet the increased cost of living. Mr. Sanders of Indiana. I am inquiring about the solution of this labor problem, because it is advocated that there ought to be a tribunal created by Congress having full authority to finally regulate wages, not only to...show more

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  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 31mm | 1,070g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236571584
  • 9781236571588