Post Office Clerk Volume 18, No. 4

Post Office Clerk Volume 18, No. 4

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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. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... unfair and it is my purpose to recommend a change in the law to take care of the situation. Further, I have heard it suggested that, due to the character of the work in the post office, tuberculosis may become an occupational disease in our institution. I can not believe that this is so, and every effort will be made to relieve working conditions that could bring this about. But it has occurred to me that it would be a splendid thing if a tuberculosis hospital could be provided for those who have been stricken with this dread disease in the service---possibly built and maintained by the men in the service themselves, Advocates Thirty Year Service Pension. We have made some changes, as you know, in the practice of the department in connection iith_ the retirement of employes. Instead of automatic retirement when the retiring are is reached, the policy has been changed so that an opportunity is iiven for the employe to_ remain in the service upon presentation of satisfactory evidence from his superior officer and from medical authorities. Personally, I would go further. I favor a service pension. by that I mean a pension for, say, thirty years in the serv ice, regardless of age. This should be for an amount adequate in the circumstances. Describes Welfare Department. We are trying to develop, as you know, a welfare department, just as definite in its duties and certain in its functioning as the fiscal department or any other department. The whole matter of this welfare eflort is tremendous. It must be, however, of your and not_my development. Paternalism is as obnoxious to me as it is to you. 'l'he_really successful welfare movements are those developed in the business itself among those who are most intimately concerned. I more

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  • Paperback | 258 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 467g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236887697
  • 9781236887696