Proceedings and Committee Reports Volume 36

Proceedings and Committee Reports Volume 36

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...the Coin1iiitt to recommend proposes to 1111191"! the State C01"--'on so as to permit the waiving or the suspension of the (.ll1_11""re5S of law provision of the Constitution in all cases where elm l-lgllts of lhe employer and the employee are involved so as to include all kinds of employees, and not those who are engagad solely ln a hazardous occupation? 4 i Mr. Campbell:, Yes. Mr. Taft: As I understand it the demand for this constitutional change has arisen through agitation of this kind by those who are particularly interested in the relation of employer and employee in hazardous occupation alone. Mr. Campbell: I should say that was the original argument, but since then it has gone further. I am not speaking of the argument, I am speaking of the abuse. Does anybody claim that there is any sentiment in favor of the change of the constitutional guarantees so as to protect the employees in those occupations which are nit hazardous? Mr. Campbell: There is a very strong feeling that workmen's Compensation should apply to all with the possible exception of the householder and perhaps the farmer. As I understand it there is not any demand for it arising out of a-ny abuses which exist excepting in the case of the hazardous occupation? Mr. Campbell: Many believe t-hat it should be extended to the relations that I have mentioned. I understand the opinion has grown and it has been generally argued that if we are going to amend the Constitution we might as well make it extend to all kinds of occupations even though the people in those occupations are entirely content with the present conditions. Mr. Campbell: The amendment should be broad enough to permit the Legislature in its discretion to go as far as it more

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