The Motorman and Conductor Volume 20

The Motorman and Conductor Volume 20

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...to adopt for himself and his family a mode of living similar to that enjoyed by those of his fellowmen whose occupations require of them approximately the same degree of capacity, energy, skill and experience. "The employes of this Company are and must necessarily be men of sobriety and good judgment, and in determining the wages to be paid we have given some attention to the wage scales paid in other crafts requiring men of similar caliber, but have chiefiy considered the evidence sublines. In some instances these wages are higher but many of them are lower than are now being paid by this Company. Most of these rates, however, were fixed one or more years ago, and so many are about to be re-adjusted in the near future, that we feel obliged to create a precedent rather than to follow one, in making up an award which will be fair and just to all parties. "After a careful consideration of the evidence and arguments submitted, we, the undersigned arbitrators, unanimously agree that the employes of the Company are justly entitled to an increase of wages, and a majority of our board hereby fix and declare the following scale of wages, to date from May 1st, 1912, and to constitute Section 17 of the agreement heretofore executed by said Company and said Association, and to apply both to Division No. 52 of East Liverpool, Ohio, and to Division No. 285 of Steubenville, Ohio, to-wit: "During the continuance of said agreements, the wages for conductors and motormen shall be twenty-three (23) cents per hour for the first year of service, twentysix (26) cents per hour for the second year of service, twenty-seven (27) cents per hour for the third year of service, and twentynine (29) cents per hour for the fourth year of service....show more

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  • Paperback | 254 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 458g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236981677
  • 9781236981677