Report on the Statistics of Labor Volume N . 32

Report on the Statistics of Labor Volume N . 32

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...on account of trouble over weaving a different class of goods; after being out onehalf day, strikers returned to work.--About 12 corduroy weavers employed at the Merrimack Manufacturing Co. struck to resist alleged cutdown in wages due to replacing the old looms by new ones; places filled. LYNN. In January, the lockout at shoe factory of Geo. W. Belonga & Co. which had been in force since Dec. 15, 1900, was settled; about 91asters and 8 turned workmen were discharged. The men were planning to strike against having a foreman over them; they returned to.work with what the firm considered a cutdown, firm having been paying double prices for making samples and small lots but under the new arrangement men were to be paid at regular prices; foreman was retained.--Five linemen employed by the Lynn Gas & Electric Co. struck because of grievance against foreman; firm refused to discharge foreman and places were filled; one month later, when foreman left of his own accord, 3 of the strikers returned to work.--Eight lasters at the A. & A. D. Fisher shoe factory struck against reduction of 10 cents a case for lasting men s slippers; strike pending in July.--Sixteen cutters employed by Morse & Logan struck to enforce acceptance of new price list granting increase of wages averaging about 15 per cent; after one week firm granted demand and men returned; Cutters Assembly No. 8662, K. of L., was involved and settlement was made through the assistance of the State Board of Arbitration.--Four lasters at the shoe factory of Walter H. Tuttle struck to enforce demand for increase of a half cent per pair for pasting counters on oxford shoes; places filled same day.--Forty lasters employed in the shoe factory of C. W. Varney & Co. struck...show more

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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236646320
  • 9781236646323