July 15-August 19, 1919

July 15-August 19, 1919

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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: ...is that every citizen should be enabled to live in reasona le comfort and that all children born should have equal opportunities as nearly as possible. That is the trend of legislation. hat is What all the Representatives in the House and in the Senate, I think, would like to see exist. That is what the labor unions are working toward--that end. That is the end that all the workers have an opportunity to work, first; and, second, that they receive remuneration that will enable them to live in reasonable comfort. Mr. SANDERS of Indiana. Do you think that the ultimate end of this plan, 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 keeping step with rogress. Mr. SANDERS of ndiana. 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 0 inion, during the war has received increases greater than the sk' ed. 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...show more

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  • Paperback | 612 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 31mm | 1,075g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236954262
  • 9781236954268