Power Volume 47

Power Volume 47

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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. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...needed. 2. Machinery that will provide for the immediate and equitable adjustment of disputes in accordance with the principles to be agreed upon between labor and capital and without stoppage of work. Such machinery would deal with demands concerning wages, hours, shop conditions, etc. 3. Machinery for safeguarding conditions of labor in the production of war essentials--this to include industrial hygiene, safety, woman and child labor, etc. ' 4. Machinery for safeguarding conditions of living, including housing, transportation, etc. 5. Fact-gathering body to assemble and present data collected through various existing Governmental agencies or by independent research to furnish the information necessary for effective executive action. 6. Publicity and educational division, which has the function of developing sound public sentiment, securing an exchange of information between departments of labor administration and promotion in industrial plants of local machinery helpful in carrying out the national labor program. The first four divisions cover matters familiar to all man-ufacturers, contractors and engineers. Subdivisions (b), (cl and (d) of function (1) represent activities made necessary by the war. The true significance of the establishment of the body is appreciated when attention is directed to the sixth division, and when we recall the activities of the labor division of the British Ministry of Munitions and the influence that its work, of the same broad scope, has had on industrial England. What can one not read into "the function of developing sound public sentiment" and "promotion in industrial plants of local machinery helpful in carrying out the national labor program"? such program obviously being...show more

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  • Paperback | 456 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 807g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236889479
  • 9781236889478