Reconstruction and Production; Hearings Before the Select Committee on Reconstruction and Production, United States Senate, Sixty-Sixth Congress, Third Session, Pursuant to S. Res. 350 Authorizing the Appointment of a Committee Volume 1

Reconstruction and Production; Hearings Before the Select Committee on Reconstruction and Production, United States Senate, Sixty-Sixth Congress, Third Session, Pursuant to S. Res. 350 Authorizing the Appointment of a Committee Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... am sure, will be very much pleased to hear Mr. Davies. STATEMENT OF MR. HYWEL DAVIES, COMMISSIONER OF CONCILIATION, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. The Chairman. Mr. Davies, you are still engaged as a commissioner of conciliation? Mr. Davies. Yes. sir. The Chairman. In the Department of Labor? Mr. Davies. Yes. sir. The Chairman. And, as Mr. Meyer has stated, you have been so engaged for several years? Mr. Davies. I have been with the department about six years--ever since the Colorado strike in 1914. That was my first commission. 3915--21--Vol 1 38 591 The Chairman. And in that capacity you have been largely engaged in the mining sections of the country? Mr. Davjes. Entirely, you might say, Senator. Ninety per cent of my time has been devoted to mining problems--the adjustment of mining disputes. The Chairman. And, as Mr. Meyer indicated, you have traveled over the West a great deal? Mr. Davies. Yes; and over the Central States, in addition, embracing coal mining and copper mining, iron mining, and all of it. The Chairman. You have had an opportunity of observing these men at work and in their various problems? Mr. Davies. Yes. The Chairman. And also of observing the condition with respect to savings banks and their operation in the western country? Mr. Davies. Only in a general way, Senator, so far as the savings banks are concerned. I might say that in my dealings with the western people throughout the Rocky Mountain country my principal duties are largely to adjust labor disputes and incidentally to study the social conditions amongst that class of labor and their general welfare--how they lived, and what caused the migratory character of the people and the tendency to move from place to place, and what were the...
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  • Paperback | 632 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 32mm | 1,111g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236661907
  • 9781236661906